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Black History Month

In honor of Black History Month, here are great children’s books that will foster conversation and teach acceptance.

events for the family

Feb. 15, 2 p.m.
Times A Gettin’ Harder
Hear stories about the Great Migration of African-Americans from the south to northern cities and how it affected American history. Presented with A Call to Conscience.
Missouri History Museum, Lee Auditorium | Free

Feb. 13, 6 p.m.
Craft Hour: African Beads
Make, craft and create: Design a bracelet of African beads.
Oak Bend library | Register at slcl.org

Feb. 21, 7:30 p.m.
Lift Every Voice
The IN UNISON Chorus will join the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra for a powerful concert that celebrates the soulful music of
African-American and African cultures.
Powell Hall | $28 at slso.org

Any day of the week, visit the National Blues Museum on Washington Avenue to explore and learn how blues music has its roots in centuries-old African-American culture.
nationalbluesmuseum.org | Purchase admission at the box office.