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Next month, Chattanooga will get its first Black History Festival in celebration of Black History Month.
- Who | Local organizations Culture Books + Rhyme N Chatt Interactive Poetry Organization will host the event
- What | Black History Festival
- Where | The newly renovated East Lake Community Center (3610 Dodds Ave.)
- When | Saturday, Feb. 18 from 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
- How much | Free, RSVP
The event’s goal is to give families of all backgrounds a chance to experience and learn more about Black and African culture.
It will feature: local vendors, authors, an interactive museum, cultural food and performances — including African drums and dance — art exhibits, book giveaways, spoken word performances, and more.