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Visit the Rhode Island Black Heritage Society's current exhibit: Chapter & Verse: Books By and About Rhode Island African Americans at the John Brown House. Click photo above for hours.

Learn

There are countless exciting and often forgotten stories of Black Rhode Islanders. Support the RIBHS with the purchase of various historical books which we've partnered with authors to offer at a discounted rate

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Celebrate

Join the Rhode Island Black Heritage Society for our annual Ball. Last year's was a resounding success. The 2015 Heritage Ball will be held on Saturday, February 14th at the Omni Hotel in Providence!

Janell Brown, Doreen Murray, Drew Parker (hidden) and Luna Abreu-Santana sing a rousing "Joy to the World"

Janell Brown, Doreen Murray, Drew Parker (hidden) and Luna Abreu-Santana sing a rousing "Joy to the World"

Saturday's "Getting Merry Like Christmas" was a Sellout!

And a new holiday tradition was established for the Society!

7 people won door prizes, including a night at the elegant Renaissance Providence Hotel.

It's not too soon to mark your calendar!

It's not too soon to mark your calendar!

Save the date for the Society's Annual Ball on February 14!


Photos are in from the 2nd Annual Girls' Tea Party!

Visit our Facebook Page to view all the photos

The 2014 Rhode Island Black Heritage Society Celebrity Club Ball

Two of our fabulous volunteers: Angelina Barada (left) and Jayniece Barada (right) serving tea at the 2nd Annual Girls' Tea Party at the Governor Henry Lippitt House.

Two of our fabulous volunteers: Angelina Barada (left) and Jayniece Barada (right) serving tea at the 2nd Annual Girls' Tea Party at the Governor Henry Lippitt House.

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