Black History Month

Black History is not over. Black History is fluid. Black History is dynamic. Black History is current. Black History is powerful. Black History is Now.

A King Center Digital Experience
February 1-29, 2024

Featuring a series of graphics and educational items about living Black activists, influencers, creatives, strategists, and business leaders.

Jessica Watkins

Jessica Watkins

Astronaut, Geologist, Aquanaut
Dr. Robert S. Harvey

Dr. Robert S. Harvey

President and Co-CEO of FoodCorps, Community Strategist, Educator, Author
Erin Jackson

Erin Jackson

Olympic Gold Medalist, Speed Skating
Michael R. Jackson

Michael R. Jackson

Pulitzer Prize Winning Playwright, Composer, Lyricist
Shania Muhammad

Shania Muhammad

Youngest Full-Time Teacher in the U.S.
Nikkolas Smith

Nikkolas Smith

Artivist, NY Times Bestselling Illustrator
Thasunda Brown Duckett

Thasunda Brown Duckett

President and CEO, TIAA
Garlin Gilchrist II

Garlin Gilchrist II

Lt. Governor Michigan
Mari Copeny (Little Miss Flint)

Mari Copeny (Little Miss Flint)

Water Crisis and Environmental Justice Activist
Jalyn Hall

Jalyn Hall

Actor, Emmett Till in ‘Till’
Depelsha McGruder

Depelsha McGruder

Founder, Moms of Black Boys United (MOBB)
Imani Barbarin

Imani Barbarin

Disability Rights and Inclusion Activist, Disability Blogger, Content Creator
Ahmir ‘Questlove’ Thompson

Ahmir ‘Questlove’ Thompson

Artist, Educator, Social Justice Advocate
Quinta Brunson

Quinta Brunson

TV Show Creator, Writer, Producer, Actress
Samara Joy

Samara Joy

Jazz Vocalist and Arranger
Rep. Justin Jones

Rep. Justin Jones

State Representative (TN), Social Justice Activist
Rep. Justin Pearson

Rep. Justin Pearson

State Representative (TN), Social Justice Activist, Environmental Justice Advocate
Janeese Lewis George

Janeese Lewis George

Councilwoman, Ward 4 DC
Dr. Frederick D. Haynes III

Dr. Frederick D. Haynes III

Preacher, Pastor, Community Activist, Justice Advocate
Rev. Dr. Neichelle R. Guidry

Rev. Dr. Neichelle R. Guidry

Dean of Sisters Chapel, Spelman College
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