Celebrating Black History Month
Attend a virtual Black History celebration this month. Click the links below for more information.
Underground Railroad – Thursday, February 25 | 11 a.m.
Hosted by Dorris Keeven-Franke and the Missouri Germans Consortium. Missouri was a border slave state where slave patrols and traders were rampant. Join Historian Dorris Keeven-Franke as she shares the stories, routes and heroes who assisted the fugitives.
To join the event by Zoom, click the link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83003783262
Chicago Children’s Choir Black History Month Virtual Concert – Thursday, February 25 | 6:45 p.m.
Chicago Children’s Choir is proud to bring its annual Black History Month concert to the digital stage. Black History Month Virtual Concert: Preserving and Persevering explores how the power of Black music has been the cultural key in both preserving African traditions in America and in helping millions persevere in the face of racial injustice.
All are invited to tune in to the free livestream the Chicago Children’s Choir Facebook and YouTube channels on Thursday, February 25, at 6:45 p.m. Visit the Chicago Children’s Choir website for more information.
Association for the Study of African American Life and History – 2021 Black History Virtual Festival
This virtual festival celebrates the 95th Annual Black History Theme: The Black Family – Representation, Identity, and Diversity. Programs are available throughout the month of February and will be shown on ASALHTV- visit youtube.com/asalhtv.
For more information, including a schedule of all available events, check out their event listing.