February is Black History Month, and institutions across Philadelphia are pitching in to make it both educational and entertaining. Already, at the Free Library of Philadelphia, there have been two author events in celebration. And venues from the African American Museum, to the National Museum of American Jewish History, to the Independence Seaport Museum are all contributing.
For Philadelphians looking to get into the spirit, it is not too late. The National Constitution Center and the Philadelphia History Museum both offer exhibitions that continue all month; the Mercer Museum is featuring the stories of Negro League Baseball; and the Ethical Society of Philadelphia and the Kimmel Center both feature dramatic and musical performances.
What follows is a list of six enlightening and celebratory ways to spend the rest of February -- to take advantage of all that Black History Month in Philadelphia has to offer.
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