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Black History Month 2023: The Events to Check Out in Dallas, Texas

Black History Month 2023: The Events to Check Out in Dallas, Texas

Take time to honor the contributions of the black community in developing not only Dallas but also the entire country.. Here are some of the best events you might want to check out:

Feb 3 – 4, 2023

Pray Dallas

Pray Dallas - The Fire of His Presence brings Personal and Regional Transformation!  Partner with us for a time of Radical Worship & Prayer!  Time to reclaim our families, our businesses, our cities, and our regions.  We have authority through Christ!


Feb 3, 2023

Yanga Rediscovered: The First Liberator of the Americas

This Black History Month exhibit at Southern Methodist University centers on the brave actions of Gaspar Yanga, who was captured and transported to Veracruz, Mexico, where he eventually escaped, negotiated a list of 11 demands from the King of Spain, and became the First Liberator of the Americas in 1609.


Feb 4, 2023

2023 Shades of Black

Join us as we commemorate Black History Month with our second annual Shades of Black program at the South Dallas Cultural Center with our partners. As we pay tribute to a variety of Black experiences through the fluidity and force of movement and sound, we will present six works by talented arts professionals. We cordially welcome the neighborhood to this 2-hour showcase, which will feature a variety of dance, spoken word, and music.


Feb 5, 2023

"SOUL OF DFW" Food and Black History Bus Tour!

Come along to the "SOUL OF DFW" Black History and Food Bus Tour! This will be our very first tour that we explore the history of soul food one bite at a time!. We'll go to historically significant African American sites in the area and discover their important contributions to our city.

Feb 5, 2023

Nubian Queen Black History Paint, Plant, and Sip Party

We will be painting Nubian Queen plant heads! You will be given a styrofoam skull to customize with the color of your choice for the melanin. Enhance the attractiveness of your planters with your imagination. It also includes a scarf, eyelashes, earrings, and a starter plant that you can nourish and watch grow.

February 12, 2023

A Night of Black Excellence

A Night of Black Excellence: Songs of a Native Son, part of Fort Worth Opera's yearly commemoration of Black History Month, will take place in February. The live concerts this year at Fort Worth's famed I.M. There will be musical performances at Terrell Academy for STEM and VPA by John Holiday, Donnie Ray Albert, and Naguanda Nobles.

 Joined by the ANOBE Ensemble, Dr. Clark Joseph, Monya Davis Logan, Lesio Littlejohn and Cassidy Robinson, along with poet Leslie N. Polk, the Cosmopolitan Dance Troupe, members of our Hattie Mae Lesley Resident and Studio Artists and more!


Feb 26, 2023

African American Read-In

Created by the National Council Teachers of English this celebration makes literacy a significant part of Black History Month. The Dock Bookshop in collaboration with the African American Museum in Dallas hosts a local African American Read-In .The African American Read-In features public readings, poetry, book discussions, speed dating, authors, vendors, etc.