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Black History Now Celebration

February 17 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Join us as we celebrate the legacy of Black history and culture through song, dance, and education! Acknowledging that the geographic location of Midtown Houston was once a part of the historically Black Third Ward and Fourth Ward communities, this event will honor Houston’s past and celebrate the pioneering individuals and organizations of today. Click here to register.

Entertainment Schedule:

  • Poetry by Tiffany Scales (the Wordmatician)
  • Dance & Song Performance by The Ensemble Theatre
  • Poetry by E Mortal
  • Story Time with Brooke Giles

(Award Presentation:12:45 pm: Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee. Legacy of Excellence awards will be presented to S.H.A.P.E , The Breakfast Klub and Rev. Elmo Johnson)

Market Vendors

Nonprofit Vendors


  • Soul Cat Cuisine Mobile Food Truck
  • La Calle Tacos

Activities include face painting, temporary tattoo art, DIY stickers, and interactive chalk art. The event MC is Karl Mayes and DJ Mav is the official event DJ.


February 17
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Event Category:


Midtown Houston


Bagby Park
415 Gray St.
Houston , TX 77002 United States
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(713) 526-7577
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