Black History Month is an annual celebration of achievements by African Americans and a time for recognizing the central role they played in U.S. history. Also known as African American History Month, the event was the brainchild of noted historian Carter G. Woodson and other prominent African Americans. Since 1976, every U.S. president has officially designated the month of February as Black History Month.
To honor and celebrate 2020’s Black History Month, we have curated a calendar of several events happening in our community. We highly encourage you to come out and show your support by participating in these events:
Additionally, The Black History Festival NW festival is a region-wide event taking place during the month of February in different locations; each weekend an event highlighting and celebrating the African-American experience is presented by African-American organizations, artists, small businesses, and leaders.
Find out more by visiting: https://blackhistoryfestival.org