Black History Month Events in Cleveland, TN
Commemorating the contribution of the African American people in this country is showing our respect to them. Black History Month is held every year the whole month of February. In Cleveland, there are several Black History Month Events scheduled to celebrate and remember.
Here are some of them in the order and their dates.
- “What they don’t tell you at the hair”: An author and cosmologist, LaDosha Wright, holds this topic during an event on one of the days in Black History Month.
Event date and time: February the 15th, at 2 p.m., location: Cleveland Public Library’s Martin Luther King, Jr. branch, 1962 stokes Blvd.
- Black History Month Film Festival: It displays "American Violet," a film adaptation of the real-life events of an African American mother of four children who was tried in the court in a racially-incited drug sweep.
Event date and time: February the 18th, at 10 a.m., location: room MCC 201, Cuyahoga Community College, 2900 community college Ave, Cleveland, Tennessee.
- “Let Freedom Sing”: This musical concert holds an event with musical and vocal performance along with spoken word selection. The title is of a performance by Tri-C Creative Arts Academy students
Event date and time: February the 22nd, at 1 p.m., location: Cleveland Public Library’s Louis Stokes Wing Auditorium, 525 Superior Avenue.
- The Chagrin Documentary Film Festival’s Encore Series: This event celebrates the month while showing documentary films celebrating the historical times.
Event date and time: February the 28th, at 7 p.m., location: Federated Church, 76 Bell St, Chagrin Falls.
- “Inclusion Refocused: Race Conversation and the Urgency of Now”: This is an event focusing on the conversation about race and the perceived urgency for the conversation.
Event date and time: February the 29th, at 2 p.m., location: The Cleveland Public Library’s Louis stokes Wing Auditorium, 525 Superior Avenue.
- “Black History on Tap: The living Legacy of Leo’s Casino”: The concert features live music, themed activities, a flashback at the city's black history, and images of the legends who rocked Leo's stage. Leo's was the most famous spot for R&B music around the 60s.
Date and time: February the 22nd, between 5 p.m. and 9 p.m., location: Euclid avenue, near East 79thStreet.
- “Dinner with a Slice of History”: Sheila L. Chamberlain will host the event. She is the first African American female combat intelligence pilot. She also ranked 5th in the US army flight school. She will speak on, "Never give up ever."
Date and time: February the 28th, at 6:30 p.m., location: International Women’s Air and Space Museum, 1501 North, Marginal Road, Cleveland, Tennessee.