by: Deanne King
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TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) – February is Black History Month, which is a time to honor the contributions and triumphs of African-Americans throughout U.S. history.
Several organizations across Tampa Bay will recognize and honor Black History month throughout February. Here is how the community can mark the occasion:
St. Petersburg African American Flag Raising:
February 1, 2022 at noon at St. Pete City Hall
Following the flag raising; the president of the Dr. Carter G Woodson Museum will host a news conference about their Invest in Black History campaign.
City of Tampa’s 34th Annual Black History Celebration:
February 1, 2022 at 11 a.m. at the Tampa Convention Center
UNCF 16th Annual Black History Month Luncheon:
February 24, 2022 at noon at Julian B. Lane Park
Speak the Dream: Why We Tell the Story Panel Discussion:
February 7, 2022 at 6 p.m. at The Studio@620
University of South Florida celebrations: click here
Sankofa Cultural Black History Market:
February 26, 20222 at 11:30 a.m.