African American History is Our History
The City of Urbana acknowledged African American History Month on February 1, 2021 with both a proclamation and a resolution committing to end structural racism and achieve racial equity at the City Council meeting.
Go here to view the meeting where you can hear the proclamation, the resolution, and public interaction regarding it. Go here to read a resolution by the Champaign-Urbana Public Health District where they proclaimed that racism is a threat to public health.
The City of Urbana will feature prominent African Americans in the CU area that have had a positive impact on Urbana during African American History Month. Please go to our social media pages to see more.