Office of the Mayor

City of Cleveland Commemorates Black History Month

The City of Cleveland’s annual Black History Month celebration kicks off on Saturday, Feb. 1 with a flag raising. This year’s theme, “Empowering A People: African Americans and the Right to Vote,” marks the centennial of the Nineteenth Amendment, highlights the Women’s Suffrage Movement and celebrates the African American reconnection to the Motherland. The month-long celebration honors the achievements made by African American Clevelanders in the past and present with a series of events that are free and open to the public.

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