JoJo Bell

Jokeda “JoJo” Bell is the Executive Director and the Director of Exhibitions and Programming for the African American Interpretive Center of Minnesota (AAICM). Her roles within the organization have led to collaborative programming with state historical institutions like the Minnesota Historical Society and the Minnesota Museum of American Art. She has also appeared as an expert in the Minnesota Historical Society’s documentary Storied: African Americans in WWI. In 2019, JoJo curated The Builders exhibition for AAICM, which was named one of the top ten art exhibitions of the year by the Star Tribune.
Currently, JoJo is a PhD student in the History department at the University of Minnesota and is writing a book scheduled for publication with Minnesota Historical Society Press on September 17, 2024.