Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:
A exhibt label about Henry Lowenstein and his addition of African American plays to the Bonfils Theatre, beginning with "Raisin in the Sun" by Lorraine Hansberry. The lead role was played by Jonathan Parker, father of Cleo Parker Robinson's father. Performance for the AKAs, a Black sorority, was performed on April 4, the day of Martin Luther King's assasination.
The Black Graduate Student Association (BGSA) at the University of Denver (DU) was founded on 18 February 2011. It is a student organization by, for, and about graduate and professional students at DU who identiffy as Black and/or African American. The collection consists of photographs, posters, and other papers created and/or collected by the organization.
Three unidentified drummers perform for a Black History Month African American Celebration at the University of Denver.
Marian Anderson (2-27-1897 to 4-8-1993) one of the most celebrated singers of the 20th century. Important figure in the struggle for black artists to overcome racial prejudice and was first black person to perform at the Metropolitan Opera in New York
Minutes of the Board of the Park Hill Action Committee (PHAC), held on September 13, 1960 in Denver, Colorado. Issues under discussion include: zoning for rental properties, racial integration of the neighborhood, discrimination in home loans for individuals in the Park Hill.
Minutes of the Park Hill Action Committee from a meeting held on June 24, 1962 in Messiah Lutheran Church in Denver, Colorado. Issues under discussion include: trash pickup, neighborhood improvement projects, zoning, and ethnic minorities moving into the Park Hill neighborhood.