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25 ways to celebrate Black History Month 2023 in Delaware

Things to learn, see and do this February in the First State.

Wilmington folk artist Eunice LaFate. (Courtesy photo)

It’s Black History Month, and in Delaware, there is no shortage of ways to celebrate it.

The First State has a bunch of year-round learning opportunities related to Black history, from touring the Harriet Tubman Byway to visiting the Mitchell Center for African American Heritage. Online, you can explore the Zwaanendael Museum’s exhibit on beach segregation in Delaware, “Segregated Sands,” or the Delaware Art Museum’s African American Artists exhibit.

Special events this month include offerings from the Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs, Delaware Libraries, Spending Black Matters and Delaware State University. Here’s a taste:

If you’re looking for more local Black-owned businesses to support, check out’s Black Business Directory and the WilmingtonMade Black Owned Business list.

Want to donate to organizations that uplift Black communities in Delaware? Check these out:

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