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Sacramento has a rich history of Black leaders, artists, musicians, and more. This February, you can support local voices that continue to make history. From art shows to markets and more, Sacramento365 has rounded up some events so you can celebrate Black History in the 916.
African American Experience Project
Through Feb 28 | Mon-Sun All day
Make an impact in history. The City of Sacramento is seeking participation in its effort to document the history of African Americans in Sacramento. The public can participate by giving oral histories, and submitting documents or photographs.
Black History Month Self-Guided Tour
Through Feb 28 | Tues-Fri 10am-5pm & Sun Noon-5pm
Focusing on themes of resilience, activism, democracy, and community, the Black History Month Self-Guided Tour explores various exhibits highlighting the influence of Black Americans in California and their contributions to state’s rich history.
Direct From Death Row: The Scottsboro Boys
Feb 10-Mar 10 | Thu-Sat 8pm & Sun 2pm
The Scottsboro Boys reenact the events of a high-profile case of nine Black men who were wrongfully accused of a crime. The case highlighted the exploitation of racism by the two women who falsely accused these young Black men and the Communist Party’s exploitation of racism in its efforts to recruit African Americans.
Sacramento Juneteenth Black History Month Art Reception
Oak Park Community Center
Feb 23 | Thu 5pm-8pm
Sacramento Juneteenth, Inc. invites you to attend the Black History Month Art Reception where some of Sacramento’s most talented artists have created American Black History themed pieces for its contest and auction.
The 35th Anniversary Black History Month Expo
Hyatt Regency Sacramento
Feb 24-26 | Fri-Sun 11am-6pm
Enjoy a weekend filled with information, resources, and family friendly fun. Plus tons of entertainment including the Friday Funk Fest Concert starring the sensational platinum R&B singer Michel’le. And the Black History Month Black Tie Red Carpet Awards Gala and Concert starring Oscar and Grammy Award winning singer Regina Belle.
Sankofa Market: Black History Month
Feb 25 | Sat 10am-2pm
Come out to get your fresh veggies, pressed juices, healing teas, and handmade jewelry from Black vendors in Sacramento.
Can Release: Beer is Black History
Oak Park Brewing Company
Feb 25 | Sat 6pm-9pm
Draught Season and Oak Park Brewing Co. are part of the Beer Is Black History national beer collaboration to shine the light on the less than one-percent of representation in the craft beer industry!
If you are looking for more Black History Month events visit Sacramento365’s holiday events page!