Black History Month Events Around Tampa
Black History month in the United States starts on February 1st and runs for the duration of the month. It is an annual celebration of the achievements of African Americans and is also a time we can recognize the central role of African Americans throughout history.
Black History Month: Resources
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2. Free Resources:
Free black history month lessons by Teachers Pay Teachers
Books from Black authors, Black History and more on Barnes & Noble
Free Frederick Douglas Class by Varsity Tutors
Black History Month: Local Spots to Visit
These trails offer a walking tour through downtown neighborhoods in St. Petersburg. They are available for groups, individuals, and classes and provide an overview of some of the African American influence on the city.
Known as the Father of Black History Month, this museum under Dr. Carter G. Woodson’s name is a cultural institution in St. Petersburg, Florida. They exhibit artwork from African American artists and host a variety of events.
Some of the permanent collection, renderings of some the most celebrated individuals of the 20th Century to include:
- Dr. Carter G. Woodson
- Mary McLeod Bethune
- Malcolm X
- Langston Hughes
- Maya Angelou
- James Weldon Johnson
Here you can visit some of the permanent exhibits at the museum including “Spring Hill.” There is a three-panel exhibit on the history of the African American neighborhood of Sulphur Springs during the segregation era.
Black History Month: Events
Visit their website for a list of Online Events and educational resources about Black History Month.
Black History Month: Story Time
Thursday, February 11 at 9:30 a.m.
Black History Month is a time to learn about the experiences and contributions of African Americans. Join us as we celebrate with stories and activities.
Visit the upcoming events & book suggestions at Hillsborough County Libraries.
Friday, February 12th
Join on February 13, 2021 from 11am to 4pm for the Black History Makers Vendor Market. By shopping local black-owned businesses you will be supporting the evolving community of African-American professionals who are shifting the dynamics of economic growth for future generations.
Join ReDefiners World Languages as we celebrate and embrace Black Heritage through fashion, music, spoken word and African dance & drumming.
Saturday, February 27, 2021 – 12:00 PM – 5:00PM
@WestShore Plaza, Tampa
African Dancers & Drummers | Live Fashion Show | Spoken Word | Gospel Choir | Musical Artists | Shop Local Vendors | Trace Family Lineage | Explore Community Resources