Every quarter, Amistad issues a dynamic newsletter highlighting our donors, current community events, and public programs. Click on the "GET OUR NEWS!" button for your cultural updates. 


April - Read Online In this issue: A Special Fundraising Campaign for GiveNOLA Day 2021...the Center describes the latest donations that provide Differing Views Into African American History...learn about a new method for searching Amistad's Collections...the latest Conversations in Color public program entitled, Black Women and Polyamory...and several Board and Staff News updates. Click "Read Online" above. February - Read Online In this issue: Hancock Whitney Partnership Highlights Digital Exhibition for Black History Month...the Center recognizes recurring Donor Support...get ready to Save the Date: GiveNOLA Day 2021...learn about Amistad launching a Digital Exhibition on New Orleans School Integration and the highlighting of Cincinnati’s Reber Simpkins Cann as part of an IMLS Grant ...and several Board and Staff News updates. "Read Online" above.


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In this issue, read about Amistad at the 2016 ESSENCE Festival Community Zone, Summer interns, the Center's receipt of a their third National Film Preservation Foundation, an award from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) and much more.
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Each year the February edition of our newsletter features the Annual Donor Honor Roll for the previous year. It is one way that the Amistad Research Center says thank you to individuals and organizations whose outpouring of generosity furnishes the resources that result in local impact, national influence, and global reach.


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In this issue, we thank our 2016 donors, introduce new members of Amistad's Board of Directors, share news about newly accessible collections and digital resources, and feature outreach and programming initiatives.
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In this issue, we thank our GiveNOLA Day donors, welcome a new director to our board and a new member of staff, and share news of our most recent acquisitions and public programs.


OCTOBER -- Read Online In this issue Amistad reports on the celebration of its 52nd anniversary and the cultural legacy of the Crescent City at "Soundtrack of New Orleans.". You can also read about Staff News and the diverse lineup of the organization's Fall 2018 programming. JULY - Read Online In this issue Amistad to Celebrate "Soundtrack of New Orleans," a fundraiser to recognize local honorees and city's musical history. MARCH - Download Here

In this issue we announce a new staff position for Amistad on the Go!, recent acquisitions highlighting local & global history to Amistad's collections, and the renaming of our library stacks to the Banks-Hart library in honor of long-time supporter Ms. Willie Lee Hart.


OCTOBER - Read Online Retired U.S. Army Major, Economist and Diplomat Dr. Belmont Haydel shares why he supports the Amistad Research Center...the Center acquired the records of Atlanta-based Alternate ROOTS, a regional arts service organization...the history of the Original Illinois Club made its debut at Amistad...the LGBT+ Archives Project funded a grant that Amistad used to digitze the "Just For The Record" shows and spoke with creator and Producer Valda Lewis...and more. JULY - Read Online In this issue: Amistad describes its experience with natural disaster 'Barry' at the beginning of the month...honorary New Orleanian Dr. Parker Griffith made gifts to the Center through his family foundation...Amistad's Board Treasurer, Byron Stewart, describes how he is ready to take the organization to another level...the Center's Fine Arts Collection leapt in value with new appraisal of $24 million for originals and other masters its collections...Amistad welcomed NOLA Youth Works and Summer Interns...and much more! MAY - Read Online "It's GiveNOLA Day! Your gifts help Amistad increase public access to our Digital Collections; enhance our digital & print education program Amistad on the Go!; and produce public programs like Conversations in Color." Also in this issue read about generous donations from Ora Myles Sheares and Dr. Alexis De Veaux to the Center's Collections, plus the latest about our public programs and Board Member news. Join Amistad. Be a part of its story MARCH - Read Online In this issue learn about the Rouselle Papers being donated to Amistad, then download its 2018 Impact Report before reading highlights from the Center's Collections. Join Amistad. Be a part of its story. JANUARY - Read Online
In this issue, Amistad recognizes "Living Legend: Larry Bagneris," prepares for the arrival of the Rev. Dr. William Barber, II on the 30th for the latest Conversations in Color event, and prepares to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Dashiki Project Theatre.


November - Read Online In this issue: The "Great Negro Americans" collection finds a home at Amistad...the Center recognizes the work of the African Diaspora Consortium...commemorates the Nineteenth Amendment's Centennial...Dr. Kara Olidge led the chartering of the permanent, unincorporated affiliate Louisiana Charles Deslondes Branch of the Association for the Study of African American Life and History, Inc. (ASALH)...several Grants Updates...and several Board and Staff News features, specifically an Association of Moving Image Archivists webinar and an online discussion titled "An Evening in the Archives: The Tom Dent Papers." Read the entire newsletter by clicking "Read Online" above. June - Read Online In this issue: Amistad celebrated GiveNOLA Day on June 2nd, then acknowledged a financial contribution from Burns & McDonnell in the name of Amistad Board Director Sybil Morial, while announcing the acquisition of two major private libraries and the Center's launch of the Documenting COVID-19 Project. Read the entire newsletter by clicking "Read Online" above.