African American Culture in Dallas


African Americans hold a unique place in the history of Dallas, a history continuously echoed in how the African American community is viewed today. Here's your guide to Black culture in Dallas.

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South Dallas Cultural Center Music Lounge: Take Me Oya
Sat - Apr 27

South Dallas Cultural Center Music Lounge: Take Me Oya

Oya at SDCC! Join South Dallas Cultural Center for an evening of music inspired by Oya, the Yoruba Goddess of the Niger River, Saturday, April 27 at 7:30pm.Take Me Oya is a 60 minute, one set...

South Dallas Cultural Center

Dallas Black Dance Theatre Presents SPRING CELEBRATION
Fri - May 17

Dallas Black Dance Theatre Presents SPRING CELEBRATION

ARTS & CULTURAL / DIVERSITY Panache! Style! Passion! That's the New York Times description of guest artist Ballet Hispanico. Don't miss this opportunity to see the nation's premier Latino...

Dee & Charles Wyly Theatre

Remembering Black Dallas,Inc
Fri - Jun 07

Remembering Black Dallas,Inc

This pre-Juneteenth summit will explore the rich legacy and heritage of African-Americans from 1619-2019 and examine the history of Texas and its impact of slavery. An original copy of the general...

Crowne Plaza Dallas Downtown

¡Felabration Dallas!
Fri - Jun 14

¡Felabration Dallas!

¡Felabration Dallas! takes on Black Music Month with a spectacular celebration of famed Afrobeat Star Fela Kuti. This 3 night event will be filled with Fela's finest musical moments, as...

Hamon Hall - Winspear Opera House

1st Annual African American Dallas Lit Book Expo
Sat - Jun 22

1st Annual African American Dallas Lit Book Expo

Join us for the 1st Annual African American Dallas Lit Book Expo Come and see your favorite author and get your favorite book autographed right at UNT Dallas. *Prizes at the door *Live DJ...

University of North Texas at Dallas

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Celebrate Women's History Month in Dallas

This month we're celebrating all things female – from world renowned changemakers and artists to our personal heroines.

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10 Things to Do in Dallas During Black History Month 2019

African Americans hold a unique and rich place in U.S. history, as well as Dallas' history. In celebration of Black History Month, here are a few ways to discover more about the history and achievements of African Americans this month.

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Slavery at Jefferson's Monticello: Paradox of Liberty

A groundbreaking exhibit that tells the story of slavery at Thomas Jefferson's Monticello.

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How to Celebrate Juneteenth in Dallas

Celebrate black history and culture this month.

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