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    The Meaning of Hope

    The Meaning of Hope

    National Center for Civil and Human Rights

    1/19/2019

    The National Center for Civil and Human Rights, Morehouse College, and the Atlanta University Center library invite you to a welcoming reception and public program. We welcome the newest collection of the Dr. Martin...

    MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. DAY at Atlanta History Center

    MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. DAY at Atlanta History Center

    Atlanta History Center

    1/21/2019

    Enjoy free admission to the Atlanta History Center and Atlanta History Center Midtown in honor of Martin Luther King Day. Featuring special programming highlighting the contributions and stories of African-Americans in...

    MLK Day 5k Drum Run

    MLK Day 5k Drum Run

    Piedmont Park

    1/21/2019

    Monday, MLK Day, January 21st, 2019! Gathering the diverse groups in our beloved community to celebrate Martin Luther King Day in the spirit of sisterhood and brotherhood with fellowship and fitness. This 5K...

    MLK Day March and Rally

    MLK Day March and Rally

    Various Locations

    1/21/2019

    In 2017 we marched for equity and social justice. In 2018 we rallied to bring our power to the polls. This year, we mobilize to use our strength to create a lasting impact and honor those who have come before us. In...

    Atlanta Hawks vs. Phoenix Suns

    Atlanta Hawks vs. Phoenix Suns

    State Farm Arena

    2/23/2019

    The Atlanta Hawks take on the Phoenix Suns at State Farm Arena. The Hawks will also be honoring the pride and passion of HBCUs with special HBCU programming.

    Black History Month Parade

    Black History Month Parade

    Sweet Auburn

    2/23/2019

    The annual parade will begin in Hurt Park. Please see event website for route details.

    Current

    Schlotzsky

    Schlotzsky's Austin Eatery Opening in Alpharetta,

    Schlotzsky's

    Through 1/21/2019

    Schlotzsky's Austin Eatery invites you to be one of the first to experience the new design and menu of our Alpharetta location, featuring hand-crafted creations like sliders and tacos and a true spirit of originality. In...

    20189 Collision Project- Dear Dr. King

    20189 Collision Project- Dear Dr. King

    Center for Civil and Human Rights

    1/21/2019

    Members of the 2018 Collision Project, will reconvene with playwright Pearl Cleage and Director Patrick McColery to create a very special staged reading in honor of Dr. King and his legacy. Admission to this program is...

    Dear Dr. King

    Dear Dr. King

    National Center for Civil and Human Rights

    1/21/2019

    The Alliance Theatre and The National Center for Civil and Human Rights, invite you to celebrate King Day 2019 with a riveting performance from the Palefsky Collision Project. Members of the 2018 Collision Project,...

    MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. DAY Celebration

    MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. DAY Celebration

    Atlanta History Center

    1/21/2019

    Enjoy free admission to the Atlanta History Center and Atlanta History Center Midtown in honor of Martin Luther King Day. Featuring special programming highlighting the contributions and stories of African-Americans.

    MLK DAY 5K DRUM RUN

    MLK DAY 5K DRUM RUN

    Piedmont Park

    1/21/2019

    Gathering the diverse groups in our beloved community to celebrate Martin Luther King Day in the spirit of sisterhood and brotherhood with fellowship and fitness.

    MLK Day for Kids

    MLK Day for Kids

    Children's Museum of Atlanta

    1/21/2019

    Daily programs happening at CMA On-Stage MLK Day Readers Theater – 11:00 AM & 12:00 PM Super Spectacular Science Show — 1:00 PM MLK Day Music & Movement – 2:00 PM MLK Day Storytime – 3:00 PM Science interactive...

    MLK Jr. Day of Service

    MLK Jr. Day of Service

    Dunwoody Nature Center

    1/21/2019

    Give back to the community by helping to clean up the Dunwoody Nature Center. It's free to register.

    MLK Storytime

    MLK Storytime

    Children's Museum of Atlanta

    1/21/2019

    Join us as they we the story of Martin Luther King Jr. in a kid friendly accessible way. Various programs tbd.

    DO or DIE: Affect, Ritual, Resistance

    DO or DIE: Affect, Ritual, Resistance

    Michael C. Carlos Museum (Emory University)

    1/26/2019 - 4/28/2019

    This solo exhibition features the work of Fahamu Pecou, an Atlanta-based artist profoundly involved in exploring the state of Black existence life and death today.

    Black History Month Tribute to " Sanford and Son"

    Black History Month Tribute to " Sanford and Son"

    LPT Studios

    2/1/2019 - 2/24/2019

    Join us for an all you can eat buffet style dinner during Black Histoty Month as we pay Tribute to an American Television Classic "Sanford and Son" on stage. Inspired by the original 1972 version of the late & great...

    2nd Annual Black Women in History~Atlanta Expo

    2nd Annual Black Women in History~Atlanta Expo

    Greenbriar Mall

    2/2/2019

    The Atlanta, GA Black Women in History Expo is a celebration of Black women and their achievements: Bringing the past and present together for a brighter future

    Black History Month Tours at Herndon Home Museum

    Black History Month Tours at Herndon Home Museum

    Herndon Home

    2/5/2019 - 2/28/2019

    We are offering tours of the Herndon Mansion every Tuesday and Thursday all Black History Month! The Herndon Home Museum is operated by the Alonzo F. and Norris B. Herndon Foundation, Inc. The mission of the...

    Black History Month Kids Run

    Black History Month Kids Run

    Butler Street CDC/Formerly Butler Street YMCA

    2/9/2019

    Let's go for a run and honor Black History Month together on Saturday, February 9th at 9:30am in Atlanta at the Historic Sweet Auburn Black History Kids Running Tour sponsored by RunWithE and MoversAndPacers ATL. Come...

    Black History Month - Small Business Vendor Fair

    Black History Month - Small Business Vendor Fair

    North Dekalb Mall

    2/16/2019

    See site for details.

    Black History Film Festival - Opening Reception

    Black History Film Festival - Opening Reception

    Wolf Creek Library

    2/22/2019

    2019 Black History Film Festival - Opening Reception at Wolf Creek Library

    New South Festival Singers Celebrate Black History

    New South Festival Singers Celebrate Black History

    Covenant Presbyterian Church

    2/24/2019

    Music Director Andrew Phillip Schmidt and the New South Festival Singers & Friends celebrate Black History Month with a gala performance of spirituals, gospel songs, and works of African-American composers from all eras....

    Film Screening-One Person One Vote South Africa

    Film Screening-One Person One Vote South Africa

    Downtown Decatur Public Library

    2/27/2019

    Black History Month Film Screening-One Person One Vote South Africa - Produce by Lance Robertson at Downtown Decatur Public Library

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