All events are in Central time unless specified.

Saturday, February 4

Rosa Parks Day

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Rosa Parks’s Birthday. A day to commemorate a social justice hero.

World Cancer Day

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This international day is led by the Union for International Cancer Control, and it aims to raise awareness about cancer, educate more people about the disease, and encourage governments to take action.

Ongoing Events

Kwanzaa

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Celebration of African-American culture, culminating in a communal feast called Karamu. Created by activist Maulana Karenga.

New Years Eve

Date: Time: 12:00 am–12:55 pm Location: this is an observance not an event
Day before the Calendar new year.

Black History Month

African American History Month

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African American people’s achievements are celebrated and their roles in American history are praised and recognized.