Black History Month
Events and information about African American history across the City of St. Louis
About Black History Month
Each February, Black History Month pays tribute to the generations of African Americans who struggled with adversity to achieve full citizenship in American society.
This year's Black History Month has events all around the City throughout February. These events celebrate, inform, and educate residents on the history of African Americans in St. Louis.
Museums, libraries, memorials, and online resources where you can learn more about black history in St. Louis.
- The Griot Museum of Black History and Culture
- Mary Meachum Freedom Crossing
- Missouri History Museum
- Soldiers Memorial
- St. Louis African American History & Genealogy
- St. Louis Public Library
- Old Courthouse
- Scott Joplin House
- National Blues Museum
- St. Louis' African American History
- The African American Experience from A Preservation Plan for St. Louis
On The Map: Black History in St. Louis
Too often the history of our city goes untold. The streets we walk down or houses we pass have a storied past that is all too often forgotten. To commemorate Black History, we share the stories of places in our city that in one way or another have been home to the rich history of Black St. Louisans.