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Black History Month calendar of events

There are various events going on around Colorado in honor of Black History Month.
Blair Caldwell African American Library

KUSA - There are various events going on around Colorado in honor of Black History Month:

Feb. 1 to 27
Blair-Caldwell Branch Library

All the Way: An Exhibit Presented by the Denver Center for the Performing Arts Exhibit vividly portrays the controversial steps taken by ambitious figures of the 1960s to pass the Civil Rights Act. Set in the pivotal year after JFK’s assassination, President Lyndon Baines Johnson hurls himself at the cause fronted by Martin Luther King, Jr., determined to rebuild the country into The Great Society that promised equality for all. Written by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Robert Schenkkan (The 12, The Kentucky Cycle), All the Way bowled over Broadway last year garnering the 2014 Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics’ Circle Awards for Best Play.

Feb. 1 through 29
Blair-Caldwell Branch Library

Colorado Women’s Hall of Fame Presents: Legacies as Tall as Mountain
This exhibit will honor Colorado’s African American female trailblazers (1985-2015). Inductees featured at the Blair-Caldwell Library: Clara Brown, Lauren Young Casteel, Oleta Lawanda Crain, Evie Dennis, EdD, Fannie Mae Duncan, Justina Ford, MD, Carlotta Walls LaNier, Hattie McDaniels, Reynelda Muse, Rachel Bassette Noel, Cleo Parker Robinson, Pauline Short Robinson, Gloria Travis Tanner, Arie Taylor, Mildred Pitts Walter, and Wilma Webb.

Friday, Feb. 26
8:15 a.m.
State Capitol

Buffalo Soldiers and Black Cowboys
Lu Vason and Paul Stewart being Honored Black History Month Celebration at State Capitol in the Continental Breakfast Basement Room 109.

Friday, Feb. 26
4 p.m.
Bruce Randolph School (3955 Steele St. Denver, CO 80205)

Bruce Awards: Cafetorium
Includes a dedication and a screening of the Daddy Bruce documentary: "Keep a Light in Your Window"

Saturday, Feb. 27
2 p.m.
Blair-Caldwell Branch Library

The Freedom To Choose: Is Skin Color Really an Issue? with Author Mary Ellen Danuser
The Freedom to Choose tells the story of author Mary Ellen and her spouse, interpolated with the narratives of couples interviewed across the states. It offers a rare look into the lives of all mentioned couples, revealing insights and rationales as to why some people choose their mates outside their race—a portrait of motive, intent and personal choice.

Feb. 27
10:30 a.m.
Blair-Caldwell African American Research Library (2401 Welton St)

Black Genealogy Search Group

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