Black History Month events continue in Pittsburgh
• Citiparks: Monthlong exhibit celebrating Black History Month. “Beyond the Funny Pages — The works of art and life captured incomics” will feature artwork, photographs and memorabilia to showcase three artists with ties to Pennsylvania; City-County Building lobby, 414 Grant St., Downtown.
• Honoring Nelson Mandela: Noon to 1:30 p.m. Monday at Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC, 300 Halket St., Oakland. Brenda F. Berrian, Department of Africana Studies, University of Pittsburgh, speaks about meeting the former president of South Africa when he visited Pittsburgh in 1991.
• Let's make musical instruments: 6 p.m. Monday, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh Hill District, 2177 Centre Ave. Using boxes, rubber bands and towel rolls, attendees will make instruments, then perform Billy Strayhorn's “Take the ‘A' Train.”
• Discussion of civil rights, labor and jobs: 6:30 to 8 p.m. Monday in the first-floor conference room of the USW International Headquarters, 60 Stanwix St., Downtown. The United Steelworkers Local 3657 and its affiliate Fight Back Pittsburgh welcome longtime civil and human rights activist Bill Fletcher Jr.
• UMOJA African Arts Company African dance and drum performance: 5 p.m. Tuesday, CLP Knoxville, 400 Brownsville Road. Performance suitable for all ages.
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