Black History Month Events In Atlanta 2011


ATLANTA,None - The following events will be held in celebration of Black History Month in Atlanta!

Black History Month Parade will be held February 26, 2011 beginning at 1 p.m. Black History Month Parade is a parade that celebrates the culture, heritage, history and accomplishments of Black Americans in the United States and across the World. The parade will feature marching bands, entertainers, dignitaries, civic groups, unions, corporate groups, entertainment and fun for the whole family. For more information, CLICK HERE.

The Atlanta History Center will be celebrating Black History Month every Friday in February. The program has been specially designed for students to learn about the significant impact and achievements of African Americans. For more information, CLICK HERE.

The Jimmy Carter Library and Museum will be celebrating Black History Month in February. Several events, including book signings and performances, will be held. For more information, CLICK HERE.

Visit the birthplace of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Martin Luther King Jr. was born to the Reverend and Mrs. Martin Luther King, Sr., in an upstairs bedroom of 501 Auburn Avenue, in Atlanta, Georgia. It was in these surroundings of home, church (Ebenezer Baptist Church), and neighborhood (Sweet Auburn) that "M.L." experienced family and Christian love, segregation in the days of "Jim Crow" laws, diligence and tolerance. For more information about tours, please CLICK HERE.