Black History Month 2023
Tell It Like It Is: Sampling Black History, Building Black Futures
February 8 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Black History Month Opening Event: The Sun Rises in the East “Looking Back, Moving Forward”, A Film and Panel Discussion
The Sun Rises in The East chronicles the birth, rise and legacy of The East, a pan-African cultural organization founded in 1969 by teens and young adults in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn…
February 8 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
“We Live in Brooklyn, Baby!” Is a multimedia exhibition. The work of Brooklyn-based street and studio photographers Jamel Shabazz, Hollis King, Laylah Barryn, Kisha Johnson, Kay Hickman,…
February 15 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
“Black Lives Matter” is an exhibit including 150 photographs by Chris Cook, a New York based freelance photographer, that were taken during the 2021 BLM protests. It is offered by the Valentine Museum of Art.
February 16 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
The Center for Black Literature will present a panel on Black American film in discussion with preeminent director and filmmaker Woodie King Jr., founder of New Federal Theatre, David Greaves, publisher of Our Times Press and guests.
February 22 at 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Soul Food Festival: Come see, taste and learn how Soul Food has always been an important part of African American culture!
Soul Food has always been an important part of African American culture and carries added significance beyond nourishment in the lives of past and present generations of African-Americans…
February 23 @ 11:30 am – 2:00 pm
The Divine 9: The Significance of Membership in Black Fraternities and Sororities, Then and Now! A Panel Discussion!
The Significance of Membership in Black Fraternities and Sororities: Then and Now! A panel discussion with representatives from the Divine Nine…
February 27 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
The 6th Annual Medgar Evers College BIG READ welcomes poet and scholar Hafizah Augustus Geter, author of the memoir “The Black Period”
The 6th Annual Medgar Evers College BIG READ welcomes poet and scholar Hafizah Augustus Geter, author of the memoir The Black Period…
February 28 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
A celebration on Black Female Jazz artists.