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    Visual Arts Series: Blackness in Latin America

    Visual Arts Series: Blackness in Latin America

    Rialto Center for the Arts

    Through 2/29/2016

    Blackness in Latin America is an exhibit of work by Latin American artists focusing on the African influence on Latin America and the Caribbean. On view in the Rialto Center's lobby, explore the exhibit during the First...

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    The Talking Drum

    The Talking Drum

    Center for Civil and Human Rights

    Through 8/20/2016

    Featuring rhythm, blues, and resistance, Fahamu Pecou's "Talking Drum" showcases the intersection of black popular culture and social justice. Fahamu Pecou's work brings together music from the Civil Rights Movement...

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    Let Nobody Turn You: Submit Your Songs

    Let Nobody Turn You: Submit Your Songs

    Center for Civil and Human Rights

    Through 2/28/2016

    To celebrate the 40th anniversary of Black History Month, the Center for Civil and Human Rights is seeking 40 songs that celebrate all forms of African American music to showcase in the Center. Visit our website and...

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    African American History Tours at Oakland Cemetery

    African American History Tours at Oakland Cemetery

    Historic Oakland Cemetery

    Through 2/23/2016

    The Historic Oakland Foundation and City of Atlanta is excited to host guided African American History walking tours at Oakland Cemetery. Free and open to the public, we'll visit the final resting place of some of...

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    Atlanta Hawks vs. Miami Heat

    Atlanta Hawks vs. Miami Heat

    Philips Arena

    2/19/2016

    Come cheer on the Atlanta Hawks as they attempt to freeze the Miami Heat. As part of Black History Month, this game will honor the heritage and contribution of civic icons and today's trailblazers.

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    Atlanta Hawks vs. Milwaukee Bucks

    Atlanta Hawks vs. Milwaukee Bucks

    Philips Arena

    2/20/2016

    Come cheer on the Atlanta Hawks and show your True to Atlanta colors as the Hawks take on the Milwaukee Bucks. As part of Black History Month, this game will honor the heritage and contribution of civic icons and today's...

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    Atlanta Hawks vs. Golden State Warriors

    Atlanta Hawks vs. Golden State Warriors

    Philips Arena

    2/22/2016

    Show your True to Atlanta colors while the Atlanta Hawks clash with the Golden State Warriors. As part of Black History Month, this game will honor the heritage and contribution of civic icons and today's trailblazers.

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    Atlanta Hawks vs. Chicago Bulls

    Atlanta Hawks vs. Chicago Bulls

    Philips Arena

    2/26/2016

    Cheer the Atlanta Hawks as they wrangle the Chicago Bulls! As part of Black History Month, this game will honor the heritage and contribution of civic icons and today's trailblazers.

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    Black History Month Parade

    Black History Month Parade

    The King Center

    2/27/2016

    Join us for a spectacular parade to celebrate Black History Month. We'll have marching bands, dancers, floats, and more, followed by meeting in Woodruff Park for inspirational and moving speeches, celebrity guests,...

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    Atlanta Hawks vs. Charlotte Hornets

    Atlanta Hawks vs. Charlotte Hornets

    Philips Arena

    2/28/2016

    Show your True to Atlanta colors and come watch the Atlanta Hawks devour the Charlotte Hornets! As part of Black History Month, this game will honor the heritage and contribution of civic icons and today's trailblazers.

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    Black Chronicles II

    Black Chronicles II

    Spelman College Museum of Fine Art

    Through 5/14/2016

    Black Chronicles II, on display at the Spelman College Museum of Fine Art, investigates the Black presence in late 19th century Victorian Britain through studio portraiture.

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    African Americans for the Arts Group Exhibit

    African Americans for the Arts Group Exhibit

    Cultural Arts Council of Douglasville

    Through 2/29/2016

    Join us to celebrate Black History Month with an art exhibit by members of the African Americans for the Arts organization. The works express a wide variety of styles, aesthetics, and moods, across a variety of mediums,...

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    Roswell Roots Festival

    Roswell Roots Festival

    Roswell Visiter's Center

    Through 2/29/2016

    The Roswell Roots Festival celebrates Roswell's African American history in a series of unique and fun events throughout Black History Month. Get in touch with Roswell's past and present this February!

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    Black History Month at the Children

    Black History Month at the Children's Museum

    Children's Museum of Atlanta

    Through 2/29/2016

    Join the Children's Museum of Atlanta as we explore Black History with special story times, arts and crafts, and activities throughout the month of February!

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    Legacy Ball Atlanta 2016

    Legacy Ball Atlanta 2016

    Global Forum Atlanta

    Through 2/13/2016

    Join us for a dance and Valentine's Day extravaganza! We'll celebrate Detroit ballroom dancing with entertainment, food, and - of course - dancing. Looking to improve your dancing skills before the Saturday Evening...

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    Emerging Voices Family Storytelling: Black History and Folktales

    Emerging Voices Family Storytelling: Black History and Folktales

    Callanwolde Fine Arts Center

    2/18/2016

    Join the Callanwolde Fine Arts Center for Emerging Voices Family Storytelling. Some of the best storytellers in Atlanta will tell their stories of Black History and Folktales, celebrating history and culture through...

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    Onyx Ball 2016

    Onyx Ball 2016

    B Loft

    2/20/2016

    Join the Georgia Tech African American community to celebrate our accomplishments in the past year, dance, and party.

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    Hawks Mean Business Networking Series

    Hawks Mean Business Networking Series

    Philips Arena

    2/26/2016

    To celebrate Black History Month, the monthly B-2-B Hawks Mean Business series will focus on African-American entrepreneurs and business leaders in Atlanta. With our Hawks Mean Business series, we aim to introduce and...

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    Blakk Amerika - From Prophets To Pimps

    Blakk Amerika - From Prophets To Pimps

    Riverside Epi Center - Austell

    2/27/2016

    4,000 years ago prophecy spoke about a mighty people who would be taken captive and brought into a strange land in ships. They would undergo mistreatment by a ruthless enemy for four hundred years. Who are these lost and...

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    The APEX Awards

    The APEX Awards

    The APEX Museum

    2/27/2016

    Join the APEX Museum to celebrate Black History Month by honoring members of Atlanta's community who have made outstanding contributions. We are excited to announce our host for the evening is Twanda Black!

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