See You in These Events for Black History Month
In celebration of Black History month, we’ve listed five notable events you should be joining in February.
Check out each one and make this month memorable.
The Basics Bootcamp
This year, national and local professionals of the National Association of Black Journalists will be leading a boot camp that will be open to anyone wanting to learn about media trends and operations.
There will be dozens of workshops available in the event covering a range topics from covering controversy without getting too involved and increasing newsroom diversity.
The event will take place from February 14 to 15 at the Paul Quinn College, and will run from 8 AM to 5:30 PM. Come on over if you have any interest in learning more about the diverse side of media!
In Conversation with Charlotte Jones
This event will feature a conversation with Charlotte Jones, who will talk about her life events and her achievements as executive vice president and chief brand officer for the Dallas Cowboys.
The event is also a fundraising effort in making programs such as this possible for people from all walks of life.
Presented by Zan Wesley Holmes Jr. of the Community Outreach Center, the event will take place on February 21st in the St. Luke Community United Methodist Church at 7 PM.
Texas Black Hall Of Fame
If you’re interested in sports, this next event might be for you.
The African American Museum of Dallas at Fair Park is hosting a reception that will showcase the legendary recipients of this year’s Texas Black Hall of Fame.
It will begin in the early hours 21st of February, at 6:30 AM at the Museum itself, and there will be a luncheon held at 11 AM the next day as well.
Queenish Doll Experience
The Queenish Professional Women’s Club will be featuring mostly African-American dolls and collectors at the event will discuss the doll’s histories as well as the importance they share in ethnic culture.
In addition, children will also have a chance to create their own dolls at the event.
It will be on February 22 and be held from 11 AM to 6 PM at the Lancaster Senior Life Center. If you need to spend wholesome time with your little princesses, be sure to drop by!
King David Is Burning
A stage play presented by OverTake Productions, this performance aims to initiate discussions on mental wellness in the African American community.
Written by Georgiana Anwuzia, the story features Michael Guinn as the relentless father trying to keep his throne. Kiana Washington plays a fierce Queen that won’t be pushed aside, and Tony Williams, a king in waiting who must dethrone his father in order to save his kingdom.
The play starts at 7:30 p.m. at the Addison Conference and Theatre Centre from February 28 to 29. There will also be door prizes, wine, and special gift drawings for all attendants.
Leap for Success Empowerment Brunch
Happening on the 29th, this event celebrates Black History by featuring important women in the field of philanthropy and empowerment to share their passion for service.
Gracing the event will be DFS-Dallas CEO Dr. Lauren Freeman, from the Steve Harvey Show Shirley Strawberry and Arbrook’s own Rosalind Booker.
The event will also feature a silent auction and spoken-word performances, so don’t miss out. Be sure to RSVP today.
For more upcoming events, check out the Arbrook Realty blog.