Heritage & Culture

Celebrate Black History Month

Black History Month is celebrated annually from February to March in recognition of the achievements of African Americans, both throughout history and present day. Browse this page to find Black History Month events, Black-owned businesses throughout the state and more.

Support Black-Owned Businesses

Black-Owned Businesses in Phoenix

Some of Phoenix's most iconic businesses are Black-owned, and have been ingrained in the city's fabric for decades. In every pocket of Greater...

17 Black-Owned Businesses To Support In Downtown Phoenix

Downtown Phoenix is home to an array of Black-owned businesses. Here are 17 you can support.

Supporting Scottsdale's Black Entrepreneurs

These seven innovative enterprises in Scottsdale are your go-to spots for delicious food, specialty cooking items and some well-deserved...

Honor Black History in Arizona

Learn more from Local First Arizona on how you can educate yourself about Black history, and more importantly, commit yourself to build a more just and equitable world for all.

Explore their helpful guide to help you honor Black history, build awareness and find your role in the local movement.

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Celebrate Black History Month
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Black History Month Events

Black History Month and Beyond in Tempe

Check out these events, businesses, spaces, facts and resources, that showcase Black history, Black present and Black futures in Tempe.

A Taste of Melanin

Join the ASU Art Museum to experience the vibrant and multifaceted world of black culture through interactive exhibits, live performances and...

Black History Month events, celebrations and more

Metro Phoenix is gearing up for a series of events that celebrate the rich and diverse contributions of the Black community.


Unbridled Spirits: A Thrilling Look at the Arizona Black Rodeo

A unique and memorable experience for the whole family

Arts & Entertainment

Tourism Profiles: Film Maker Marcel Dorsey

An Arizona-based documentary explores loss, healing, and the bond built through the eyes of a local hiking group.

Heritage & Culture

The Green Book's Legacy in the Grand Canyon State

The Green Book, also known as the “Bible of Black Travel," served as a valuable resource to guide Black travelers to establishments where they...

Eat & Drink

Baskets, Beats and Beets

Recognizing Black excellence in Arizona's celebrity-owned culinary scene

Explore Black History

George Washington Carver Museum and Cultural Center

The George Washington Carver Museum and Cultural Center is a national historic site dedicated to the collection, documentation, preservation,...

Nogales Buffalo Soldiers Legacy Association

The Buffalo Soldiers were the all-Black segregated units of the U.S. Army from 1866-1947. A battle over the border between the U.S. and Mexico...


Arts & Culture

Archwood Exchange

Archwood Exchange was conceived in 2016 and put in motion in 2017 by four concerned community members that wanted to make a difference. The...

Hiking & Trails

Black Men Run

Group runs are typically held every Saturday at 6 or 7am, depending on the time of year. Please join our Facebook group or follow us on...

Hiking & Trails

Kamo Lyfe Hiking Group

The Kamo Lyfe Hiking Group represents a unique illustration of the bond we developed on the mountain. With our diverse backgrounds are woven...


Cities & Regions

From the abundance of Saguaro cactuses and unique wildlife in the Sonoran Desert to the high country and forests of the White Mountains to the breathtaking Grand Canyon, Arizona’s regions are full of experiences that don’t disappoint.