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African American in Phoenix

Here are some organizations and resources that focus on African American activities, networking, and culture in the Phoenix area.

African American Multicultural Museum
The museum features a variety of exhibits and programs featuring art, historical items, speakers, and artists.

African and African American Studies at ASU
Offers more than 35 courses reflecting the culture, socio-politics, and history of Africans and the African Diaspora.

African Asscociation of Arizona
A non profit organization promoting greater Africa awareness through education and cultural activities. Membership is open to all Africans, Africans in the Diaspora, and friends of Africa in Arizona.

Arizona Black Film Showcase
The Arizona Black Film Showcase is a non-profit association. The mission is to become the premier, national media arts event dedicated to supporting Black film professionals through educational and networking opportunities.

Arizona's Black Pages
A directory of African American businesses that encourages taking ownership in cultivating Arizona’s Black community.

Black Family Genealogy & History Society
A nonprofit organizations with the mission of researching and preserving the story of Arizona's African American communities. At monthly meetings members share experiences, insights and research tips. Monthly genealogy classes.

Black Theatre Troupe
A professional theatre, producing quality plays which reflect the heart and soul of the African-American experience.

Greater Phoenix Black Chamber of Commerce
The mission of the Greater Phoenix Black Chamber of Commerce is to improve the economic development of the business entrepreneurs and the communities in they serve.

Greater Phoenix Urban League
Their mission is "to assist African Americans, other minorities and the disadvantaged in the achievement of social and economic equality."

A blog that keeps African Americans informed about great restaurants, entertainment venues, outdoor activities, community service organizations and other need-to-know aspects in Phoenix, Arizona. This blog is written by an African American Phoenix native.

Shades Magazine
Their mission: "To intellectually challenge, spiritually enlighten and culturally enrich Women of Color through articles in bi-monthly publication."

For African Americans and friends in the Phoenix-Metro area to promote communication, sharing & distribution of information related to the African American community.

University of Arizona Alumni Association
An organization in the Phoenix metropolitan area that aims to reunite African American graduates and former students of the University of Arizona for the purpose of having social events, performing community service and raising scholarship funds for African American youth.

UrbanAZ is an independent promotions company, producing concert events of all types and sizes. Check here for a calendar of artists performing in the Phoenix area.

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