January 27, 2024 @ 7:00 pm

Dear AAHM Members and Friends,

1619: The Journey of a People; Written by Ted Williams III; Directed by Cynthia Walls: January 27 at 7:00 PM and January 28 at 2 PM; Sponsored by Spencer; SIU Medical School: Get your tickets today! 523-2787 or HCFTA.org 420 S. 6th Street in Downtown SpringfieldThe Springfield and Central Illinois African American History Museum invites you to experience “1619 The Journey of a People”, a captivating and transformative production at the Hoogland Center for Arts on January 27 & 28, 2024. The 1619 Musical is a monumental tribute to the 400-year journey that not only changed a nation, but also left an indelible mark on the world. This life-altering musical beautifully brings to the forefront the enduring struggle for equality while celebrating the incredible story of African Americans. The past and present are seamlessly woven together, offering a profound understanding of the progress and perseverance of African Americans in the face of adversity.

The musical is appropriate for all ages and generations. Its universal message of strength and determination resonates with individuals of every background, race, and creed. This production is designed to inspire and challenge all who attend. We encourage all of our members to attend “The 1619 Musical.” Tickets can be purchased by visiting Tickets (hcfta.org).

As we embark on the celebration of Black History Month, The 1619 Musical reminds us that African American History is America’s History.

Yours in faith and fellowship,

AAHM Board of Directors and Executive Director Mitchell