Black History Month is throughout February, and is about recognizing the significant contributions by African-Americans to the world’s social, political and economic development.
It celebrates African-American communities, diaspora and heritage.Taste of Soul Sunday, 1-4:30 p.m. Feb. 16 at Grand Rapids Public Library's Main Library, 111 Library St. NE in Grand Rapids. Admission is free.Grand Rapids Right to Life's Black History Month Life Speaker Series features the Rev. Jerome Glenn in a discussion at 7 p.m. Feb. 17 at The Revolution Christian Ministries, 5301 28th Street Court SE in Cascade Township.Grand Valley State University's Office of Multicultural AffairsDonna BrazilePatrick Miles Jr., U.S. Attorney for Western MichiganGVSU_BlackHistoryMonthFlyer
Among the events in greater Grand Rapids celebrating Black History Month are: