Celebrate Black History Month!

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Are you looking for activities to celebrate Black History Month? Check out some of the activities and events that are happening in the Twin Cities this month:

Minneapolis Institute of Art
Celebrate the exceptional historical and creative cultural contributions made by African American artists with exhibitions, events, tours, and more this February at Mia.

Sheletta Makes Me Laugh Podcast
A new platform spotlights black podcasters in the Twin Cities.

Youth Performance Company
The Youth Performance Company tells Ruby Bridges’ story as part of Black History Month.

Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board – Central Gym, Minneapolis
Black History Month Movie Night – every Thursday in the month of February. Each movie is culturally based with a focus on achievement and overcoming.

Twin Cities PBS
PBS honors the contributions and achievements of black Americans by learning more about their stories, while at the same time shining a light on new voices and those who are blazing new trails.

February Monthly Connect on Community Healing
The African American Leadership Forum (AALF) hosts a free Monthly CONNECT event on Community Healing: Celebrating Black History & Culture! Enjoy free food, storytelling, and a healing & drum circle!

Osseo Speaks: A Black History Month Showcase
Osseo Senior High is hosting a Black History Month Showcase with a dinner and program. This program is designed to “enrich, inform and influence toward a better tomorrow for our scholars.”

Strong Roots – Black History Month Open Mic
Alice Smith Elementary presents the Black History Month Open Mic “Through Struggle Comes Strength.” Come for an evening of poetry, music, dance and creative reflection.


Learn more about UMOJA MN:

UMOJA MN is a Black Heritage camp created to empower Transracial Adoptive, Foster, and Kinship families. Through a weekend-long experience, UMOJA MN provides families with adult learning opportunities, child and youth programming, and large group cultural celebrations.

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