Bold and Beautiful Celebrations of Black History in NYCย ๐Ÿ—ฝ๐Ÿ–ค

Whatโ€™s up New York,

Rainy Friday vibes are coming our way, but what you should be preparing for is the possibility of a weekend snowstorm. โ„๏ธ

The New York Public Library, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Flushing Town Hall, and others are bringing New Yorkers a string of digital art and culture events mixing education and art in honor of Black History Month. ๐Ÿ’ป๐ŸŽจ

Treat yourself to New Orleans-inspired classics, soul-food, Caribbean dishes, and more from one or all of these black-owned restaurants. ๐Ÿ—๐Ÿฅ˜

Farmers Karen Washington and Leah Penniman are amongst problem-solving and conscious food activists that deserve the spotlight. ๐Ÿฅฌ๏ธ๐ŸŽ“

NYC schools implementing Week of Action in honor of BLM protests this past year. ๐Ÿ—ฝ๐Ÿ–ค

The ArtHub NYC is using creativity to give POC a platform for exposure and representation. ๐Ÿ—ฃ๐Ÿ–Œ

Song: Beyonce - Black Parade

App: Eat Okra

It is not our differences that divide us. It is our inability to recognize, accept, and celebrate those differences.

โ€“ Audre Lorde

16 Celebrations Scheduled for Black History Month ๐Ÿ’ป๐ŸŽจ

Numerous events are scheduled for this month in honor of black history and culture. Some of the events lined up for February include live dance performances, art collections, historically focused presentations, and more.

Find out where and when each of these 16 exciting events is taking place and how to secure your spot. Read more.

15 Black-Owned Eateries Thatโ€™ll Blow You Away ๐Ÿ—๐Ÿฅ˜

15 different restaurants are showcased in this round-up of black-owned eateries that New Yorkers must visit. Some signature dishes from cuisines such as creole, soul-food, Ethiopian, Jamaican, and the Caribbean are on the line-up of food.

Learn more about each black-owned eatery and how each highlights unique flavors and cooking techniques. Read more.

The Arthub NYC Creating Space for Representation ๐Ÿ—ฃ๐Ÿ–Œ

Danny Dakari launched The ArtHub NYC to support artists of color by giving them a platform and exposure. Dakari felt the initiative was essential after witnessing black and brown artists excluded from mainstream galleries and collections.

Explore The ArtHub NYC to hear more about Dakariโ€™s vision and plans moving forward. Read more.

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