Black History Month
In 1926 Americans began celebrating “Black History week,” in recent decades this remembrance of African American history was expanded for the entire month of February. In the Southland, celebrations, a parade, testimonials, museums, and libraries offer more than entertainment.
Celebrate black history month in Orange County at these events, which provide opportunities for the entire family to rejoice in African-American cultural contributions. From music to food, games, stories and poems, these events highlight some of the most beautiful aspects of diversity. Be sure to check out these fun outings during the month of February.
Southland residents marked Black History Month with a parade and cultural fair in Anaheim.
Hailed as the largest Black History Month event in the country, the Pan African Film Festival (PAFF) is currently in full blast. Check out the events that will be part of PAFF in the upcoming days.
Los Angeles has several observances and celebrations of Black History Month around town.
In a month when iconic spiritual leaders in the African-American community are honored, one group wants the world to know that church leaders don’t speak for everyone.
There is a never-ending list of arts, culture, music and food activities across Los Angeles. Jump in!
Local leaders are calling on black children and teens to “pull up their pants on their waist” as a sign of respect during Black History Month.