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An Extraordinay Calendar of Extraordinary Events: Black History Month, Brooklyn


Brooklyn offers a rich menu of cultural and educational opportunities every February during Black History Month, or African American History Month, whichever one chooses to call it. 




1. Theater Irondale, Ft. Greene

Courtesy of Irondale
2015 program TBA .

2. (Bklyn Historical Soc)

2015 program TBA

BK Historical Society, 128 Pierrepont Street at Clinton Street, Brooklyn Heights.

3. Macy's Black History Month

2015 program TBA

5. Central Library, Dweck Center,

2015 program TBA

2014: WNYC's Leonard Lopate & Colson Whitehead (Free.Park Slope) at Central Library, Dweck Center, Grand Army Plaza, Park Slope.
Admission: Free.

6. Black Public Media Film Screening (Fort Greene)

2015 program TBA

2014: A multi-media film festival curated in partnership with Black Public Media will be screened, followed by a discussion with the directors.



7. Skylight Gallery (Free)

2015 program TBA

Where: Restoration Plaza, 1368 Fulton Street in Bedford Stuyvesant.
When: Wednesday to Friday from 11AM to 6PM and on Saturday from 1 P.M. to 6 P.M.
Contact: (718) 636-6949.

8. BAMcafe (BAM)

2015 program TBA


Where: BAMcafe, in the Lepercq Space, a lounge and bar space in the Peter Jay Sharp Building, also known as the Opera House at 30 Lafayette Avenue off of Flatbush Avenue.

9. BAMcafé (Free)

2015 program TBA

10. Greenlight Bookstore

2015 program TB


Where: Greenlight Bookstore at 686 Fulton Street 
(off South Portland)
 in Fort Greene. 
Contact: (718) 246-0200.

11. Library Films

2015 program TBA


Where: Central Library, Dweck Center, Grand Army Plaza, Park Slope.
When: 4 P.M.
Admission: Free

12. Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture

2015 program TBA


Where: Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture, 53 Prospect Park West
When: February 29, 2014

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