Black History Events Across Long Island  

While black excellence deserves to be celebrated every day, Black History Month offers a dedicated time to celebrate and recognize African American heritage, accomplishments, art, music and more! 

No need to thank us, just mark your calendar. Below are events you can attend to celebrate all month long! 




Karaoke 4 The Kulture: Black History Edition

February 22nd 8:00 p.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Baldwin, NY

It’s Karaoke the way the Kulture intended! Join is for Long Island’s best karaoke night! We are celebrating the Kulture and highlighting the greats in Hip Hop & R&B!

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The Ultimate Measure of A Man 

February 23rd 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. 

Uniondale, NY 

Brunch | Connect | Build 

The Brothers of Eta Theta Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha, Inc., would like to invite you to join us at our 34th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Awards Luncheon celebrating the legacy of Dr. King and individuals in our communities who are living examples of the “DREAM”. We as Alpha men understand the ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy. As Martin Luther King Jr., we must be resilient during these turbulent times and always do what is right not only for our families but for the world.

Learn More: https://34thmlkluncheon.splashthat.com/

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Urban League of LI 43rd Annual Equal Opportunity Day

February 28th, 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Join the Urban League of Long Island at our annual benefit reception honoring Long Islanders who are committed to empowering communities.
The Long Island Equal Opportunity Day (EOD) attracts hundreds of attendees and thousands of viewers via print and social media networks. EOD recognizes businesses and individuals that provide opportunities for underrepresented groups to be included in America’s mainstream. The Reception includes Premium Buffet and Open Bar featuring Deluxe Brands.


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Central Islip Galleria Exhibition

Check out the work of Black-Owned Long Island founder Alicia A. Ray 
February 1st -28th  at the Central Islip Library Galleria, Central Islip 33 Hawthorne Ave, Central Islip, NY 11722

Black History Exhibition 

Riverhead Public Library 

Feb 1st – 28th 



Black History Month Quiz Bowl 

Tue. February 19th 

Farmingdale, NY 

Senator Monica R. Martinez & Health First Presents “Black Migrations”

February 21st, 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Bellport, NY

“Black Migrations” Honoring the influential men and women of the Third Senatorial District 

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Rhonda Denet – Stevie Wonder Tribute 

February 22nd, 7 p.m. 

Bellport, NY

Welcome back tremendously popular Rhonda Denet and her skilled backing band. This year Rhonda will perform a tribute to Stevie Wonder called “In the Key of Stevie,” which has received rave reviews all over the tri-state area. Dessert buffet follows the show.

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The Incorporated Village of Hempstead Black History Month Program 

February 26th 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Hempstead, NY 

Embracing the migrations of African Americans

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The Underground Railroad on Long Island 

February 26th, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. 

Bellport, NY

Kathleen Velsor, a professor at SUNY Old Westbury and author of the book The Underground Railroad on Long Island: Friends in Freedom, will discuss the journey of runaway slaves, the places and safe houses on Long Island and the people associated with the island’s Underground Railroad.

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