Black History Month Events In Oakland And The Bay Area


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February is Black History Month, and every year, the Bay Area celebrates the occasion with a myriad of events for all ages. Throughout the month, you can take part in discussions, performances, celebrations, and gatherings that speak to the past, present, and future of the Black community.

Here we’ve compiled a list of Bay Area Black History Month events. If you know of any additional free events we should include, please email us at

Afro-American Council, 13th annual meeting, Oakland, 1907
Afro-American Council, 13th annual meeting, Oakland (1907)
UC Berkeley, Bancroft Library

If you’d like to learn more about Black history, you can visit the African American Museum and Library at Oakland (AAMLO). Explore their online collection of journals, documents, films, and other educational resources using your Oakland library card, or visit in person and enjoy exhibits, workshops, and activities for all ages.

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