Black History Month 2022

The HUC has collected some resources for celebrating and learning more about Black American culture this month or ANY month (many resources listed are available all year). Have an addition? Please email us at

HUC Storytime Resources

HUC’s Hingham Black History Timeline

Scaling Black-Owned Businesses: From Startup to Full Potential – Virtual event from the Boston Globe – Feb 9, 2022 12-1pm RSVP here

An Early History of Residents of Color and the MVCMA with Andrew Patch (Virtual Program presented by the Martha’s Vineyard Museum) February 19 @ 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM (pre-registration required)

Sign up for 28 Days of Black History. Receive a daily email with an artifact about the contributions of Black people and culture, action items and discussion questionss.

Woods Hole Diversity Advisory Committee BHM Programming – including a virtual book reading for ages 4-8 if you are looking for something to do with younger children to honor this month (advance registration required).

Virtual Black Heritage Tour of Boston – Boston African American National Historic Site

Museum of African American History, Boston and Nantucket

The Royall House & Slave Quarters in Medford

The Association for the Study of African American Life and History is holding a virtual Black History Month festival. Many events are free. This year’s theme is the Black Bodies: From Exploitation to Excellence.

The National African American History Museum has many exhibits and events scheduled.

The 35th Annual Brooklyn Tribute to the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. available to view free through February 28, 2021.

The Freedom Trail, African American Patriots, Saturdays and Sundays at 12:45 pm

Parting Ways Cemetery, 80 Plympton Road, Plymouth, MA – Gravesites with interpretation of 4 African Americans who fought in the Revolution.

2022 City of Boston Black History Month Events (including an excellent listing of external events)

Boston Globe Black History Month Film Festival (various dates, includes virtual screenings and conversations with filmmakers)

Tune into the Boston Globe’s Black News Hour – details here.