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    February is Black History Month, and throughout the region and across the city, events are going on to celebrate, honor, and reflect on the many contributions African Americans have made, past and present, to American society and culture. From low-cost museum entry to special programming, Philadelphia's cultural landscape is bursting with Black History Month events and programming.

     

    Don't see your event or organization listed on this page? Contact us at info@phillyfunguide.com. Also, check out the City's guide to Black History month programming at https://beta.phila.gov/2018-01-31-black-history-month-2018-come-to-one-of-these-local-programs/

    This week's spotlight event: 

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    LECTURES & LITERATURE
    Brittney Cooper | Eloquent Rage: A Black Feminist Discovers Her Superpower
    Free Library of Philadelphia
    February 22nd, 2018

    Eloquent Rage: A Black Feminist Discovers Her Superpower

     

    Popular Cosmo columnist and professor of Women's and Gender Studies and Africana Studies at Rutgers University, Brittney Cooper comes to the Free Library this Thursday, February 22nd. In conversation with Melanye Price, associate professor of Africana Studies at Rutgers University, Cooper will discuss the themes of her new book Eloquent Rage, inluding anger, stereotypes and the power of black women. 

    Check out these other Black History Month events all across the city! 

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    MUSEUMS
    African American History Month
    National Constitution Center
    February 1st, 2018 - February 28th, 2018
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    FILM
    The Watermelon Woman
    Wolf Humanities Center
    February 21st, 2018
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    LECTURES & LITERATURE
    Brittney Cooper | Eloquent Rage: A Black Feminist Discovers Her Superpower
    Free Library of Philadelphia
    February 22nd, 2018
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    MUSIC
    A Beautiful Thang: Black Arts Salon at AAMP
    African American Museum in...
    February 23rd, 2018
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    SPECIAL EVENTS
    Schomburg Symposium: Does Violence Have Color?
    Taller Puertorriqueño
    February 24th, 2018
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    SPECIAL EVENTS
    Celebration of African Cultures
    Penn Museum
    February 24th, 2018
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    FILM
    Film Screening: Akeelah and the Bee
    Free Library of Philadelphia -...
    February 24th, 2018
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    FILM
    New Africa Center African American History Month 2018 Forgotten Roots: The History of...
    ICPIC New Africa Center
    February 17th, 2018 - February 25th, 2018
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    MUSEUMS
    Audacious Freedom: African Americans In Philadelphia 1776-1876
    African American Museum in...
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