Here's the Rundown on Black History Month Events in the Dallas Area

Here are some local Black History Month events to consider:Friday10 a.m.-1:30 p.m.: The 35th annual Quest for Success workshops and luncheon at Renaissance Hotel Dallas, 2222 N. Stemmons Fwy. Workshops at 10 a.m. to noon will include discussions with business experts. The luncheon, from noon to 1:30 p.m., will recognize black entrepreneurs for outstanding contributions to local communities. Individual tickets are $150. Visit or call 214-421-5200.6- 8:30 p.m.: A networking reception will honor more than 200 people recognized in the newly released fifth edition of Who's Who in Black Dallas at the Hyatt Regency Dallas Hotel, 300 Reunion Blvd. Dr. Michael Sorrell, president of Paul Quinn College, and former state Rep. Helen Giddings will give special greetings. Tickets are available at the door for $100 and include a copy of the book. (Tickets without the book are $75.) Additional copies of the book cost $39.95. Visit www. or call 313-963-8100.Saturday1 p.m.: "Lost and Found: Little Egypt, Fifty Years Later" will detail the history of a once well-known Freedman's Town, founded shortly after the Civil War near Audelia Road and White Rock Creek. Drs. Clive Siegle and Tim Sullivan of Richland College will speak. The free event will be in the auditorium of the African American Museum at Fair Park. To inquire, call 817-406-8443.  Continue reading...

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