Black History Month

Black History Month in New Orleans Picture Showing Whiteboard with Magnets Representing Education

New Orleans is a city steeped in its history, and the history of NOLA’s Black population is an impactful and inspiring part of our city’s culture, music, food, and beauty. From its French Colonial roots through the Civil Rights movement, our area has been a center of Black culture in America, and Black History Month in New Orleans is a great time to reflect on some of the interesting, powerful, and poignant moments in our area’s past

We all know Moms are chefs, taxi drivers, nurses, and caretakers. But Moms are also teachers.  One place where Moms can make a positive impact on their children’s learning is during this month dedicated to studying our past.  New Orleans Mom is there to help Moms across the Big Easy to celebrate, educate, and commemorate Black History Month in New Orleans

Looking for ideas on how to celebrate Black History Month in New Orleans? Our writers have taken a comprehensive look at Black History Month in New Orleans, including all the events, happenings, and educational ideas to recognize this important mark of history.

With a team of more than 30 contributors, New Orleans Mom stays on top of the city’s current events. We know that an important part of celebrating Black History Month in New Orleans is teaching about the influential events of the past, whether in your living room or at one of our area’s great local museums. Our writers look for examples of inclusion for the Black community, like Target showing how retailers can help celebrate Black History Month while also showcasing exciting new fashions. 

Look for Black History Month New Orleans events on our monthly calendar, which includes all of the month’s important events. And don’t forget to submit your monthly events to the New Orleans Mom calendar, as we rely on your submissions to help keep our calendar full and impactful.  Whatever the event, keep up with New Orleans Mom to bring you news, events, and perspectives for Mom from all over the Big Easy, whether it’s Downtown, Uptown, Kenner, Westbank, or anywhere in between.