Broward County Celebrates Black History Month
Throughout the month of February, Broward County agencies will celebrate the rich history and contributions of African-Americans. The 2019 theme, “Black Migrations” is the focus of programming and celebration throughout Broward
Broward County Libraries (BCL)
BCL offers unique, educational and fun events and programs so residents of all ages can commemorate Black History Month. Online resources bring African-American biography and history to
your fingertips. Renowned storytellers, special discussions, dance, art, music and more make your library a special place to visit this February. Broward is home to the African-American Research Library and Cultural Center which is not just any library but a state-of-the-art facility for research, life-long learning, community gatherings, cultural events and technology training.
Broward County Parks
Black History Month provides a good starting point for learning about Broward County’s distinctive African-American cultural heritage. Gain a new historical perspective by viewing the public art on display year-round at Reverend Samuel Delevoe Park and
Franklin Park in Fort Lauderdale.
Broward County Governmental Center
Stop by the Broward County Governmental Center, 115 S. Andrews Avenue in Fort Lauderdale and check-out the Black History Month exhibit that highlights accomplishments of African-Americans and Black Migrations. The exhibit showcases items from Broward’s African-American Research Library and Cultural Center’s Special Collections and reflects on black migrations across the Southern United States, Black Cowboys of the Western Frontier and early Broward County pioneers.