Atlanta honors the African-American culture and heritage throughout the year, both with innovative events for civil rights and long-standing traditions. Listed are just a few of the Black History events in Atlanta, including King Week celebrations and February's Black History month events.
MLK Salute to Greatness Award 2013
January 13, 2013
The Salute to Greatness Award, one of the King Center's highest honors, is presented...
"A King Celebration" Concert
January 17, 2013
Guests will be announced shortly...
Martin Luther King Jr. Annual Commemorative Service
January 21, 2013
The Martin Luther King, Jr. Annual Commemorative Service is the hallmark of the King Holiday Observance and is hosted at Ebenezer Baptist Church...
Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service 2013
January 21, 2013
Hands On Atlanta will mobilize more than 3,000 volunteers in service to local communities, schools and nonprofits at the as part of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service. For volunteering opportunities, please contact Genora Crooke at email@example.com or 404.979.2820.
Black History Month Parade
February 23, 2013
Celebrating the culture, history, heritage and accomplishments of the African-American community, the Black History Month Parade features fun for the whole family!
Sweet Auburn Springfest 2013
May 10-12, 2013
Sweet Auburn Springfest is the largest FREE family event in the Southeast...
Atlanta Jazz Festival
May 25-27, 2013
Don't miss the fun and excitement at the annual Atlanta Jazz Festival ...
National Black Arts Festival
Held each summer the Festival showcases performing arts, literature and visual arts produced by creative artists of African descent...
Sweet Auburn Curb Market
Monday-Saturday 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. year round
The market offers fresh produce as well hot meals, and features local crafters and handmade wares...
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Tour the MLK National Historic Site by GPS and enjoy history at your own pace.
Vicki L. Crawford, director of the Morehouse College Martin Luther King Jr. Collection, discusses the annual observances of the Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday and Black History Month
Travel Sweet Auburn Avenue through the memory of Andrew Young. This audio tour provides first-person accounts of events and memories of a city in progress.