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African American Guide to 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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Virtual Tour - The Fight for Civil Rights in the South
Mon - Jul 13

Virtual Tour - The Fight for Civil Rights in the South

Experience the Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum's current special exhibition, "The Fight for Civil Rights in the South," virtually! The Fight for Civil Rights in the South combines two...

Daily through Jan 14

Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum - Online through Matterport

Shelter In Place Concert Series
Sun - Jul 12

Shelter In Place Concert Series

Spend a relaxed Sunday afternoon in the comfort of your home and enjoy a one hour virtual concert of rarely seen performers and performances from TBAAL's rich archival collection. 5pm CST

Every Sun through Aug 16

The Black Academy of Arts and Letters, Inc.

4th Annual Riverfront Jazz Festival
Fri - Sep 04

4th Annual Riverfront Jazz Festival

The Black Academy of Arts and Letters has assembled a stellar lineup for its downtown Dallas, 4th annual Riverfront Jazz Festival (RJF). Scheduled for Labor Day Weekend, Friday, September 4...

Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center Dallas

African Muzik Magazine Award : Afrimma
Sat - Nov 07

African Muzik Magazine Award : Afrimma

AFRICAN MUZIK MAGAZINE AWARDS (AFRIMMA) is the sole award ceremony in the Diaspora that caters to all musical genres including but not limited to: Afrobeats, Assiko, Bongo, Decale, Funana, Genge,...

Majestic Theatre

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Enjoy films, dance, music and food to honor African Americans and their contributions and influence on today's society.

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Honor the life and legacy of Dr. King with these special events.

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The African American Museum of Dallas Celebrates 45 Years

Don't pass up the chance to explore this institution of cultural and educational excellence.

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Fall is quickly approaching, but that doesn't stop the fun this month with plenty of festivals, the fair, concerts and more!

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