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African-American History and Culture House

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African-American History and Culture House

Affectionately known by students as “The House”, it serves as a physical space for UMKC to enhance and enrich the general understanding of and participation in African-American intellectual culture.


The House

  • Provides the UMKC community with cultural and intellectual activities and events that are unique to the African-American experience
  • Is a supportive environment for educational, social and leisure time activities that foster the personal and intellectual growth of UMKC’s African-American students, staff and faculty
  • Develops linkages with academic and non-academic units of the University
  • Plans University-wide activities and events in commemoration of the Dr. Martin Luther King holiday and to celebrate African-American History Month
  • Coordinate selected intellectual activities through collaborations with the Department of History and the Black Studies Program in the College of Arts and Sciences
  • Serves as an indirect support resource for the recruitment and retention of African-American undergraduate students

You can use The House to:

  • Host a meeting or an event in our multiple conference rooms
  • Relax by watching a movie, doing homework or chat with friends
  • Access our library of African-American materials
  • Study in the computer lab

Click here to make reservations at The House.

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Physical location

5245 Rockhill Road
Kansas City, MO 64110


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Reservations

Click here to make reservations at The House.