What are you doing to celebrate Black History Month? Underground Atlanta is celebrating by bringing you its annual recognition of the roles of African Americans throughout U.S. history.

They’ve got a variety of events and programming throughout the month, including:

  • African American Cinema Gallery Exhibit in the Upper Exchange/ February 23, 12 – 6 p.m.

This exhibit will pay tribute to many black actors, actresses and authors in the arts. The  presentation will cover many famous and not-so-famous African American films, drama series and sitcoms, along with more than 100 actors and actresses. You’ll get a chance to discover more than 100 miscellaneous and historical things like essays, screenplays, news clippings, and action figures! What? Yes, I’m there.

  • Art Exhibitions at Underground Atlanta, Feb. 1 – 23 (select dates only) 

This exhibition will take you into the mind of artist Zenith Jenkins. Through various paintings, drawings and sculptures, Jenkins found a way to embrace  the principles of the Black Arts Movement.

They’ve got a lot more too. Take a trip to Underground Atlanta this February and dive into the best in Black History!

If you’d like more information, visit: www.underground-atlanta.com

–Wendell Scott

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