Black History Month: Events for the Week of February 18 – 24th


In the continuation of our month-long celebration of Black History, we want to share with our community the St. Louis events coming up this week. Please let us know if you’d like to link up with other VdM families to attend any of these special events! 

Week of February 18-24

St. Louis Public Library’s Black History Month Celebration, featuring Rev. Jesse Jackson 
February 18, 1:15-2:45 pm or 3:10-4:40 pm
Christ Church Cathedral

Gift of Gospel
February 24, 1:00 pm
St. Louis County Library – Florissant Valley (Auditorium)
Get ready for an inspirational performance by renowned artist Amber Bullock from BET’s Sunday Best program. Bullock is a St. Louis native who is recognized across the United States for her vocal ability. All ages welcome.

February 24, 2 pm

Missouri History MuseumI, Dred Scott tells the story of Dred and Harriet Scott and their two daughters’ fight for freedom. Written, produced, and directed by Shelia P. Moses and starring Bobby Norfolk, this new musical takes a personal look at the Scotts—and how their lives were forever changed following an infamous US Supreme Court decision. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis.