February is Black History Month, a celebration of the people and events important to black culture.
Atlanta, the cradle of the civil-rights movement, has played a large part in the nation's history and plays a big role in Black History Month.
The AJC's listings of metro-area events: Free events | Family events | Music events | All events
• Map: Hot spots in the Civil Rights struggle
• Quizzes: Quotes | History | Sports
• Celebrating Martin Luther King Jr.
• Photos: Atlanta's 1st black suburb | Selma: beacon of history | NAACP honors Ali