Join the City of Tamarac in Celebrating Black History Month

Announcing the annual celebration of Black History Month in The City of Tamarac, commencing Feb. 1 (and for those who can't wait - some events starting in January too!) Find out more about how Tamarac celebrates Black History Month.

MLK Day Observance

The City of Tamarac will be celebrating Black History Month from January through February 2018. This celebration recognizes the important contributions African-Americans have made, and honors those who helped change American history with their bravery and determination.

The City of Tamarac is a multicultural city that recognizes and celebrates diversity. The city population has grown to one that includes all ages of people from all cultures and ethnicities.

Tamarac embraces our cultural diversity and we honor what has come before and how it shapes our City today.

Harry Dressler, Mayor, City of Tamarac

On Jan. 11, from 6:30-8 p.m., the ‘’Remembering the Dream’’ event took place in celebration of the legacy of Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr. This early MLK Day observance honored the cultural icon who helped shape the Civil Rights Movement. Featured at this free event was a performance by Ashanti Cultural Arts and an African-American art exhibit by visual artist Terri A. Meredith, who celebrates the intriguing nuances of modern Black life through graphite, digital illustration, and traditional acrylic painting. Other Tamarac events that are a must-see include stopping by the Tamarac Community Center (8601 W. Commercial Boulevard) in January and February to see other art exhibitions featured. These exhibitions, include the Challenger Elementary students’ interpretation and honoring of Black History Month through art.

For more information follow The City of Tamarac on Facebook, and join in the celebration.

Source: City of Tamarac

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Tamarac, a city located in western Broward County, is home to more than 60,000 residents and approximately 2,000 businesses. Tamarac provides easy access to highways, railways, airports, waterways, and a wealth of cultural and sports activities.

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7525 NW 88th Ave
Tamarac, Florida

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