By Michelle Joseph
Black History Month is a month-long celebration for African-American achievements from past generations to the present. If you’re wondering what things there are to do in Atlanta for Black History Month, this list will help you find a few local things to do.
Tour the Herndon Family Museum
The Herndon home belonged to Alonzo Herndon – Atlanta’s first Black millionaire. Herndon was a former slave who later founded the Atlanta Life Insurance Company.
Visit High Museum of Art
The High Museum is one of Atlanta’s most famous art centers. This museum has a wide range of artistic styles, notably, a collection of art dedicated to civil and human rights history.
Visit the King Center
The King Center is a world-famous site that many people travel to see throughout the year. The Center allows you to learn more about Martin Luther King, Jr. and pushes to continue his legacy, in hopes to inspire others to continue his unfinished work.
Stop by Macy’s for a Discussion about Black Women’s Hair
Macy’s is hosting an event with Kim Kimble discussing the history of African-American women’s hair at Lenox Square Mall on February 22nd from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Visit the Hammonds House Museum
The Hammonds House Museum is located in West End where visitors get to explore the cultural diversity of Black artists. The varieties of art come from artists hailing from America, Africa, and the Caribbean.