Black History Month

Join the Buda Public Library along with City of Buda in celebrating Black History Month all February long! There are many ways to participate at home with us including:

Featured Video

Revisiting 2020

In February 2020, the City of Buda along with Buda Public Library hosted the first city-wide celebration of Black History Month! The celebration featured a panel discussion on "Black History In America," Greek Step Shows, Poetry & Motions, and Arts & Crafts. Revisit our inaugural event by watching the video below and scrolling through the slideshow.

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More Videos from City of Buda

Want to see more videos from last year's Black History Month Celebration in 2020? Check out the videos below from the City of Buda!

Introduction and Recognition

Poetry and Performances

Panel Discussion: Black History in America

Other videos on local Black History

The Antioch Colony

The Antioch Colony dates back to the 1860s. It was a rural farming community formed during reconstruction by a group of freed slaves. Today, several Buda residents who were a part of the Antioch Colony, still live on the same land off of Old Black Colony Road.

Center Union Missionary Baptist Church

Established in 1897, Center Union Missionary Baptist Church has cemented its place in Buda’s History. Center Union was one of the first black churches in the community.  

West Juneteeth Parade 2020

We were honored to take part in the West Buda Juneteenth Parade. A big thanks to Amy Grant for organizing the celebration.