9 Ways to Celebrate Black History Month 2024


9 Ways to Celebrate Black History Month 2024

by Sarah Adams
Posted February 8, 2024

Black History Month is an important time of the year to reflect and appreciate the sacrifices and improvements that Black Americans have made throughout our nation’s history. The theme for Black History Month 2024 is African Americans and and the Arts. Check out the resources below for fun ways your match can celebrate Black History this month, together. Whether you’re in to movies and arts and crafts, being active and exploring, or listening and learning, we have an activity that you will enjoy and learn from!

1. Local Activities

Check out this Eventbrite Page with Black History events happening across the state all throughout February!

2. Museums ️

Have you visited all of these Massachusetts Black History Museums?

3. Tours and Trails ️

Check out these virtual and in person tours you can take with your match!

4. Film Festival

Check out The Boston Globe’s 4th annual Black History Month Film Festival for both virtual and in person film screenings. Learn more here.

5. Music

  • Boston Conservatory Orchestra – Boston Conservatory Orchestra celebrates Black History Month in Boston’s historic Symphony Hall with a powerful program featuring historically important African American composers William Grant Still and Margaret Bonds, as well as a recent work by Valerie Coleman.
  • Ladysmith Black Mambazo – With the power of gospel and the precision of Broadway, Ladysmith Black Mambazo is the undisputed king of mbube, South African a cappella singing.

6. Reading

Boston Public Library’s “Black Is…” list is a collection of books published in the previous year for all ages, encompassing the African American experience. Choose a book to read with your Little!

7. Local Boston Parks

Have you visited or passed by some of these landmarks and didn’t realize the history behind their significance? Check out some of these local dedications and learn about the impact they represent in our nation’s history.

8. Galleries

9. Support Black Businesses

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