Historical videos, music, & educational speakers will all be part of the program Friday night when The City Of Tyler Celebrates Black History Month

Everyone is invited to attend this free event at Liberty Hall, beginning at 7 pm.

The festivities will focus on Tyler's history of businesses established by African Americans, early opportunities for higher education within the African American community, & how the Chitlin' Circuit served as a showcase for African American singers & musicians.

Copies of the "African American Heritage Trail" brochure will also be provided, offering a further look at Tyler's historical places & influential leaders through the years.  More info's here.

The City of Tyler has been posting quotes from prominent African Americans for Black History Month on their Facebook page, to increase awareness.