Black History Month
Location: Multiple Locations
Join us in celebrating Black History Month at Country Bank! #BlackHistoryMonth is not only about recognizing past achievements, but also actively working to continue to dismantle barriers people of color are facing, both in and out of the workplace.
Learn more about Black History Month:
Here are some suggested resources:
- New York Times Article Collection
- National Archive
- National Museum of African American History and Culture
- History Channel’s “Lesson Guides”
Ways to support:
There are many ways you can support organizations and businesses in the communities we serve. We have business listings for Black owned and operated businesses if you want to shop local. You can also learn more about The Black Economic Council of Massachusetts (BECMA) who advocates specifically for the support and sustainment of Black businesses across the Commonwealth.
The Black Economic Council of Massachusetts (BECMA)
Drives economic equity and prosperity for Massachusetts to achieve inclusive growth through advocacy, programming, and strategic partnerships that enable Black-owned businesses and Black communities to thrive.
These are some events happening in our area in support of Black History Month. This will be continuously updated:
Tune into the Association for the Study of African American Life and History’s Black History Month Virtual Festival with live, scheduled events throughout February 2024: https://asalh.org/festival/
- Opening Reception Feb. 3rd
- Tuesday-Saturday 10-5 All month
- The Worcester Black History Project invited black artists to respond to the theme of Catch the Fire. Viewers will observe how each artist interpreted this theme. Additionally, it will offer viewers the opportunity to reflect on the theme of Black History Month 2024, African American in the Arts and the mediums used by black people to resist oppression while simultaneously producing beautiful art