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San Diego History Center on KPBS Midday Edition

January 23, 2020

On Saturday, February 8, 2020, starting at 4:30pm, the San Diego History Center along with the San Diego African American Museum of Fine Art (SDAAMFA) will be hosting the 3rd Annual Keepers of the Culture event. Elsa Sevilla of the San Diego History Center and Gaidi Finnie of the SDAAMFA spoke with KPBS Midday Edition about the event, sharing that it is a celebration of Black Heritage. At 4:30pm, the San Diego History Center will host a scanning session where participants can bring their own their own photographs and documents to be scanned for consideration to be added to the SDHC archives. Afterwards, starting at 5:30pm, the reception for Keepers of the Culture will begin, celebrating prominent African Americans in the community.

Listen to the KPBS segment to learn more