Tag Archive | Black History Month Celebrations

National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Celebrates African American History Everyday

  The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center in Cincinnati celebrates African American History 365 days a year. According to Assia Johnson, Public Relations and Social Media Coordinator National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, the center is vital to the culture and history of African Americans. She said, “The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center is so important to […]

St. Louis Celebrates African American History Month Honoring Sidney Poitier With Classic Black Film Festival

The St. Louis Black Film Festival celebrates African American History Month with its first Classic Black Film Festival in a tribute to Sidney Poitier, the first African American actor to win an Oscar for Best Actor (1964 Lilies of the Field). The AARP sponsored festival is showcasing eight of Poitier’s movies, including “Lilies of The […]

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