Black History Month

Black History Month

Lamar Perry, Associate Producer at The Old Globe Theater, has a mission to bring access for both creators and patrons that historically have not seen themselves represented in traditional theater.
The incredible story of Raleigh, North Carolina native, Lex Gillette, who is a five-time Paralympic medalist, four-time world champion and world record holder in the long jump for totally blind athletes.
The Black Community Investment Fund, co-founded by The San Diego Foundation and the Central San Diego Black Chamber of Commerce, increases racial equity and generational wealth for Black San Diegans through education, employment, entrepreneurship and housing.
The National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum in Milwaukee unveiled two Hank Aaron bobbleheads commemorate the three months Aaron spent with the Indianapolis Clowns during the 1952 season, which was his first in professional baseball.
I get the question everywhere I go. And it is always a question, is there any real progress being made in the area of race relations.
I always tell to my players, I'll want to give back to volleyball what it gave to me. And that's being able to be representative, you know, I think representation really matters.
The non-profit RestoreOKC turned what seemed like an uphill battle into a realized dream for the community - The Market at EastPoint. And the area continues to grow and thrive, even during the pandemic. 
These are my favorite Black History Month books for children and families.
The Shining Light Foundation, founded by Gizette Knight, is making main street art with their Black History Month Mural Project, where artists paint 28 murals representing the 28 days of February.
The Stages of Freedom Museum is a teaching museum that hosts a collection of donated books, art, collectables and more with a mission to build community by creating and providing programming about black Rhode Island life and culture to an interracial audience.