Black History Month Celebration – Save the Date

Mayor Muriel Bowser presents a Celebration of Black History Month Honoring African American, African and Afro-Latino History, Arts and Culture.

Performances by local artists, discussions by leading scholars and a presentation from the Poet Laureate of the District of Columbia, Dolores Kendrick.

When: Thursday, February 16, 2017 | 6:30 pm

Where: Historic Lincoln Theatre | 1215 U Street, NW | Washington DC | 20009

Doors open at 6:00 PM | Free admission

6:30 PM

The District’s African Diaspora: Communities in Conversation

Panel discussion presented by the Mayor’s Office on African Affairs, the Mayor’s Office on African American Affairs and the Mayor’s Office on Latino Affairs.

8:00 PM

The Women of Plums II

A theatrical adaptation of the book The Women of Plums by DC Poet Laureate Dolores Kendrick. Featuring poems written in the voices of slave women who relate lives of appalling deprivation in lyrical monologues, with dance, music and visual arts. Presented by the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities.

RSVP for a Celebration of Black History Month here

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