Celebrate Black History Month - February 2023

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Black History Month is an annual celebration of achievements by African Americans and an opportunity to recognize their central role in U.S. history.  This year's theme is "Resistance," which recognizes how Black Americans have resisted oppression and discrimination for centuries.  Learn about Black history makers, explore cultural traditions, and honor Black history in America. 

Clinica’s Founding Provider, Inez Buggs, Receives 2023 Lifetime Achievement Award

Watch this inspiring video to learn more about Inez Buggs and her service to the Lafayette and surrounding community

In recognition of providing health care to the underserved for more than 30 years, Clinica Family Health’s founding provider, Inez Davis Buggs, received the Lifetime Achievement Award as a Living Legend of Boulder County. Mrs. Buggs, who was as a nurse practitioner at Clinica, received this honor as part of the area celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Day

The Lifetime Achievement Award is given annually by the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Planning Committee of Boulder County, the Boulder Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) and the Second Baptist Church of Boulder.

Inez Bugg, Clinica founding provider - select photo to watch video

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The Lafayette Public Library is hosting two featured events

Saturday, Feb. 11, 3-5pm: Join us for a special presentation, "King's Dream vs. Our Reality: Hope in the Face of Resurgent Racism," featuring special guest Theo Wilson, author, activist, poet, activist, and host of The History Channel's "I Was There."  


Saturday, Feb. 18, 3-5pmYouth author Nyibol Bior presents "Changing Your Blues to Blue Skies," followed by an art activity. Free copies of her book, "My Beautiful Colors," will be available while supplies last.  This program is part of the Black History Month Celebrations 2023, organized by the Executive Committee, African American Cultural Events, Boulder County and Boulder County NAACP along with several others listed below. 

Author Nyibol Bior

Additional events