Black History Month events 2024

February is Black History Month, and organizations across Michiana are honoring and celebrating the contributions of the Black community locally. We'll keep updating this list throughout the month. 


Elkhart County

February 16 - Black History Center at the Tolson Center (Elkhart) More info

February 22 - 27th Annual African American History & Current Issues Oratory Contest (Elkhart) More info

St. Joseph County (Indiana)

February 6-16 - Unmasked: The Anti-Lynching Exhibits of 1935 and Community Remembrance in Indiana (South Bend) More info

February 22 - 9th Annual City of South Bend Black History Month Awards Ceremony & Reception More info

February 25 - 3rd Annual Black History Month program with Women Entrepreneurs Matter (South Bend) More info


Berrien County 

February 16-17 - 2024 Michigan Black Summit (Benton Harbor) More info

February 21 - Collaborate: Black Out - Celebrate Black History Month with Black Business Owners (Benton Harbor) More info

February 22 - Pep Rally!: Afro-Mexican Dance & History (Benton Harbor) More info

Cass County

Any time - Underground Railroad Society Driving Tour More info

February 18 - Advancing the Dream: Annual Program Celebration (Cassopolis) More info

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