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February 4, 2022

Celebrating Black History Month in Bryan

In honor of Black History Month, here are three ways you can celebrate Black history and heritage in Bryan.

1. Explore the history

As part of Bryan’s 150th Anniversary of Incorporation, the City of Bryan recorded stories of different people who helped build the community into the culturally diverse place it is today. Check out a few of those stories below:

2. Visit the Brazos Valley African American Museum

Explore more of African American history at the Brazos Valley African American Museum. Built on the site of the original school for African Americans in Bryan, the museum’s goal is to educate and promote the history of African American citizens in the Brazos Valley.

In honor of Black History Month, the museum is offering free admission to all visitors from Feb. 1 through Feb. 28, 2022. The Brazos Valley African American Museum is located at 500 E. Pruitt St., Bryan, TX 77803. Hours are Tuesday through Friday from noon to 5 p.m. and Saturday from noon to 4 p.m.

3. Check out books by Black authors at the Bryan + College Station Public Library System

  • Clara B. Mounce Library: Displays of books by Black authors can be found in the adult and children’s collections. This month, the children’s story time reading features stories by Black authors.
  • Larry J. Ringer Library: Staff members have put together displays featuring books by Black authors in the adult and young adult collections.
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