(KRON)—February marks Black History Month nationwide and you may be wondering what fun activities you can do in the Bay Area.
Don’t worry. KRON4 has you covered.
PLACES TO VISIT
- All Power to the People: Black Panthers at 50 Exhibit: This exhibit is in Oakland which is the city where the Black Panther movement started. This exhibited has been extended until February 26.
- Museum of African Diaspora: This museum is just across the bridge from the Black Panthers exhibit in San Francisco right near the Yerba Buena Center.
- Conversation with Rev. Jesse Jackson at the University of San Francisco.
- I Am Not Your Negro Film Screening at the Museum of African Diaspora in San Francisco.
- San Francisco Public Library Black History Month Events: The library has tons of events from a showing of the films Selma and The Wiz to jazz performances.
- Black Choreographers Festival: Here and Now: Filled with three weekends of performances by Bay Area choregraphers.
- The sf/noir Wine and Food Festival: Has Black and Southern foods from Bay Area chefs. This event is from Feb. 23-26.
- African American Shakespeare Company
- KQED has Black History Month programming with specials featuring Jackie Robinson and John Lewis.
BOOKS TO READ:
- Between the World and Me
- They Can’t Kill Us All
- White Rage
- The New Jim Crow
- Race Matters
- Women, Race, and Class
- The Fire Next Time