Black History Month 2024

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

HUC’s Hingham Black History Timeline

HUC Storytime Resources (2022)

February 7th at 6:30pm: The Cape Cinema is hosting the film Best of Enemies. The movie is based on the true story of Black civil rights activist Ann Atwater and KKK leader C.P. Ellis who are brought together under tense and trying circumstances but eventually find their way to respect and a lifelong friendship. Details here.

February 9th, 7 p.m.: Panel discussion following showing of American Fiction at The Reel Harbor Scituate. Planned by Scituate Stride. Tickets can be bought online here or at Fandango or atomtickets. Panel includes Bates Wilder, Dina Dray, jamele adams, and others. American Fiction was produced by SHS alum Ben LeClair and several scenes were filmed in town.

February 16 & 17th: Our Story! Celebrating the African American Experience through Music, Dance & Spoken Word at the Strand Theater in Boston. Details here.

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 questions.

Woods Hole Diversity Advisory Committee BHM Programming

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 Freedom Trail, African American Patriots, select Saturdays and Sundays at 10:45 am

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

City of Boston Black History Month 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  (subscription required) – details here.