blackhistorymonthHere are a few highlighted events that celebrate Black History Month.

These museums always house a wealth of information about Black History.

African American Museum, 3536 Grand Ave. Dallas, TX 75210

Houston Museum of African American Culture, 4807 Caroline, Houston, TX 77004

Brazos Valley African American Museum, 500 W Pruitt St., Bryan, TX 77803

Calaboose African American Museum, 200 Martin Luther King Dr., San Marcos, TX 78666.

Buffalo Soldiers National Museum, 3816 Caroline St., Houston, TX 77004

February 5

An Evening with Toni Tipton Martin, Carver Museum.

New York Times bestselling author Toni Tipton Martin – “The Jemima Code: Two Centuries of African American Cookbooks” – discusses the contributions of black women in the creation of American cuisine.  Meet and greet reception immediately following Q&A. Free and open to public from 6-9 p.m. at the Carrver Museum Boyd Vance Theatre.

February 13

Black History Month Kids Day, Carver Museum

Family event with crafts for kids.  Join us for our first annual Black History Month Kids Day.  Will feature activities, crafts, fun and games in celebration of Black History Month.  Free and open to the public from noon to 4 p.m.

Through Monday, Feb. 15

“Enduring Spirit: African Americans in 19th Century Texas” exhibit, Star of the Republic Museum, Washington

The Star of the Republic Museum’s “Enduring Spirit: African Americans in 19th Century Texas” exhibit includes artifacts and documents sucn as slave records, freedmen contracts and more to look at the first African Americans in Texas who were here first as free men. That is until the laws of the nely formed Republic of Texas which enslaved people. (936) 878-2461. 23200 Park Road 12.

February 28

Buffalo Soldier Heritage Day, Fort Concho National Historic Landmark, San Angelo

The Fort Concho Buffalo Soldier Living History Unit hosts a celebration of the history and heritage of the African-American Soldiers who served at forts, including Fort Concho, across the United States. (325) 657-4440.

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