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Black History Month

2024 Black History Month Recognitions

Theme - African Americans and Arts
Celebrating the stories and contributions by artists, musicians, performers, and other creative individuals.

Kehinde painting a womans face

Kehinde Wiley

Octavia butler holding her dog at beach

Octavia E. Butler

photo of marc j spears

Marc J. Spears

black history month celebration of faith ringgold

Faith Ringgold

young artist tyler gordon with portraits of biden and harris

Tyler Gordon

Laura Wheeler Waring painting

Laura Wheeler Waring

black history month celebration of jon batiste

Jon Batiste

black history month celebration of alice walker

Alice Walker

black history month celebration of jean-michael basquiot

Jean-Michael Basqiuat

2023 Black History Month Recognitions

Theme - Black Resistance
Celebrating the stories of national, state, and local icons, leaders and heroes whose contributions created change.

Viola Davis EGOT

Viola Davis

W.E.B. Du Bois

W.E.B. Du Bois

Photo shows congresswoman Barbara Lee above a heading that displays "D3 celebrates black history month"

Barbara Lee

Zora Neale Hurston

Zora Neale Hurston

Nicole Hannah-Jones, Ta-Nehisi Coates, and Roxane Gay.

Nicole Hannah-Jones, Ta-Nehisi Coates, and Roxane Gay.

President Barack Obama awarding the Presidential Medal of Honor to Bill Russel

Bill Russell

A Philip Randolph looks on in foreground with Lincoln monument statue in background.

A. Philip Randolph

Coretta Scott King in foreground with Lincoln monument sculpture out of focus in the background.

Coretta Scott King

Serena Williams with daughter and championship cup

Serena Williams

2022 Black History Month Recognitions

Theme - Black Health and Wellness
Celebrating the stories of individuals whose work centered around the health and vitality of Black Americans

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Carter G Woodson

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Maya Angelou

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Harriet Tubman

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Frederick Douglass

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Shirley Chisholm

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Barbara Jordan

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Yvonne Brathwaite Burke

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Ben F. Gross

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Barack Obama

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Frederick Roberts

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Bell Hooks

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James Baldwin

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Nadine Burke Harris

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Glenn Burke

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Neil deGrasse Tyson

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Iola Williams