Black History Month Events Around Buffalo

Events At The Buffalo Public Library: 

Fri. February 7

12 noon Presentation:  Michigan Street Baptist Church and Nash House Museum.  Central Library, 1 Lafayette Square

Sat. February 8 

11 am Buffalo Genealogical Society of the African Diaspora “Shadows of the Past: African American Genealogy” Central Library, 1 Lafayette Square

9am-12 Noon “Black History: A Free. Family Event” celebrating Black culture, will take place at the Harvey Austin School #97, 1405 Sycamore Street on  

Fri. February 14 

12 noon Presentation: Colored Musicians Club and Museum Central Library, 1 Lafayette Square

Sat. February 15 

2 pm Storytelling in the African Tradition. “Movement and Stories” We All Storytellers – Karima Amin and Sharon Holley with Joyce Carolyn and Denise Acosta. Frank E. Merriweather,  Library, 1324 Jefferson Avenue

Sun. February 16 

2 pm African American Read-In Frank E. Merriweather, Jr. Library, 1324 Jefferson Avenue

Fri. February 21 

12 noon Presentation: African American Cultural Center Central Library, 1 Lafayette Square

Sat. February 22 

 1 pm Awards Program for Carter G. Woodson Essay Contest Sponsor: Afro-American Historical Assoc. Frank E. Merriweather, Jr. Library, 1324 Jefferson Avenue

Fri. February 28 

12 noon  Presentation: WUFO Radio Archives/ Power 96.5 FM Central Library.

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Hon. Letitia A. James, Attorney General Of State Of New York  To Speak  On “African Americans And The Vote” Feb 7

The courts of the Eighth Judicial District will celebrate Black History Month on February 7 at 12  noon   in the Ceremonial Courtroom, Old County Hall, 92 Franklin Street, Second Floor, Buffalo.  The program will feature Hon. Letitia A. James, Attorney General of the State of New York who will present on African Americans and the Vote, which is the theme of the 2020 Black History Month Celebration. The event is open to the public. A lite lunch will be served.

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Ajamu Baraka, Human Rights Activist, to Give Live Remote Presentation Here Feb 8

Ajamu Baraka, Human Rights Activist and national spokesperson for Black Alliance for Peace, will give a live remote presentation on the big screen Saturday, February 8 during Black History Month    at the Merriweather Library, 1324 Jefferson Avenue  from 1-3 p.m. His topic will be “The Interest of Peoples of Color at Home and Abroad in Peace. A live Q & A with the audience will follow his presentation. Baraka, a member of the Secretariat U.S. Peace Council, has been honored for his international Human Rights work by then Secretary General of the United Nations Kofi Annan. He was also the Green Party   candidate for the Vice-Presidency of the United States in 2016.The event at the Merriweather is free and sponsored by the U.S.. Peace Council in Buffalo.

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Foxie Brown and the Blues Boys To  Celebrate Black History Feb 8

Buffalo’s Own Foxie Brown and the Blues Boys will celebrate Black History “Past and Present” Saturday, Feb. 8 at the Broadway Market, 999 Broadway. All Black American Armed Forces members and First Responders of Buffalo welcome! Good fun free gift and good fellowship. See you there!