AARP Celebrates Black History Month

Posted on 02/01/21


This Black History Month and beyond, it’s important to look for and celebrate the little things that bring us joy, as well as the big achievements and accomplishments. There’s joy in our collective resilience. How we care for others and ourselves during trying times. In sharing our stories and connecting with others, even at a distance. This is Black Joy.

AARP offers a number of ways to get together – virtually – to celebrate Black Joy during Black History Month, with free events ranging from Atlanta’s online concert with Freddie Jackson to a documentary about Aretha Franklin’s Amazing Grace recording in Los Angeles, and from a Topeka show featuring The Black Creatures to a tour of African American Art in Montgomery, AL. There is a free webinar on natural hair care with Chris-Tia Donaldson in Cincinnati, a retrospective on 50 years of sports and civil rights with One Day University, A Joy Supreme: Dancing to Motown Magic dance party and much more.

Check out all the events AARP has planned this month. Or become part of AARP’s Black Community and celebrate #BlackJoy year round!


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