Black History Month

Black History Month

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Honoring Black History Month

Buffalo Bills Legends Charles Romes, James "Shack" Harris, Robert James, Frank Lewis, Drayton Florence, and current defensive end Darryl Johnson all attended Historically Black Colleges and Universities before their NFL careers. They each sat down to talk about their college experience, transitioning to the NFL and playing for the Buffalo Bills, the meaning of Black History month to them, and the work that is still to be done.

Bills Support Buffalo's Youth with a Book Donation

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On February 25, the Bills purchased over 70 books from Burning Books located on 420 Connecticut St. and donated them all to the Boys and Girls Clubs of Buffalo. All the books are educational resources telling stories about prominent historical black figures throughout history and the empowerment of black communities.

Buffalo Black-Owned Restaurants

Support some of Buffalo's best black-owned food businesses!

As part of Buffalo's Black Restaurant Week, the Bills supported some of the participating restaurants by purchasing meals to be donated to area community shelters. Read more here.

@ Eleven Wings & Cuisine

@ Eleven Wings & Cuisine

Brothers Takeout Café & Catering

Brothers Takeout Café & Catering

Buffalo Soul

Buffalo Soul

Cake Crazy Bakery

Cake Crazy Bakery

Je Ne Sais Quoi

Je Ne Sais Quoi

Khari's Café

Khari's Café

La Verdad Café

La Verdad Café

Manna @ Northland

Manna @ Northland

Park Vue Soul Food Bar & Restaurant

Park Vue Soul Food Bar & Restaurant

PhatCatz of WNY

PhatCatz of WNY

Ravelle Culinary Creations

Ravelle Culinary Creations

Real Life Dietetics and Consulting

Real Life Dietetics and Consulting

SNS Sips

SNS Sips

Sunshine Vegan Eats

Sunshine Vegan Eats

Community Programs

Activism in Sports Student Art Competition

Activism in Sports Student Art Competition

Open to all BPS and Buffalo Charter School Students Grades 6-12. Contest is from February 12-28.

The Civic Scholars Entrepreneurship Institute

The Civic Scholars Entrepreneurship Institute

Our goal is to host a series of workshops to increase political participation and social entrepreneurship within historically undeserved communities.

Buffalo Urban League

Buffalo Urban League

Empowering African Americans, other minorities, and disadvantaged individuals to secure economic self-reliance, parity, power, and civil rights.

The Colored Musicians Club

The Colored Musicians Club

There is no other place in the world like Buffalo's Colored Musicians Club. The club offers live jazz in an intimate setting, and some of the best jazz you can find anywhere.

African American Cultural Center

African American Cultural Center

Since 1958, the African-American Cultural Center, Inc. has enabled spirits to soar and offered sanctuary, validation and celebration for the duality of being African and American.

Buffalo's NAACP

Buffalo's NAACP

For more than a century The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People has worked to ensure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate race-based discrimination.

Olmsted's Martin Luther King, Jr. Park

Olmsted's Martin Luther King, Jr. Park

The Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy (BOPC), is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit, independent, community organization that promotes, preserves, restores, enhances and ensures maintenance of Olmsted Parks and Parkways in the greater Buffalo area.

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