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Event at LBJ Student Center Ballroom

Tuesday, February 27, 2024. 4:00-6:00pm

Come celebrate Black Storytelling with Texas State and San Marcos High School faculty. You can read silently, aloud, or in small groups. Bring your favorite book, poem, magazine, or online material written by Black authors.

February is...

Each year, Americans observe African-American/Black History Month in February. National African American History Month had its origins in 1915 when historian and author Dr. Carter G. Woodson founded the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History. This organization is now known as the Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH). Through this organization Dr. Woodson initiated the first Negro History Week in February 1926. Dr. Woodson selected the week in February that included the birthdays of Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass, two key figures in the history of African Americans.