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Black History Month: Attend Detroit's Black History Month Events February 1-28

A man stands in front of a quote from Dr. King at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial in DC.
A man stands in front of a quote from Dr. King at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial in DC.
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Black History Month, or National African American History Month, is an annual celebration of achievements by black Americans and a time for recognizing the central role of African Americans in U.S. history. The event grew out of “Negro History Week,” the brainchild of noted historian Carter G. Woodson and other prominent African Americans according to history.com read the entire article

This month, attend Detroit's Black History Month Events. Dynamic stage shows, moving museum exhibits, fun library programs and celebrations of music, art and even animals native to Africa's savannah: Our region is teeming with ways families can celebrate Black History Month in 2014. These events are perfect gateways to introduce your children to the historic and cultural touchstones of the African-American experience. Discover what's happening in the metro Detroit and Ann Arbor areas according to Metro Parent view Black History Month Events in Detroit, Michigan

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