The 22nd Annual Black History Month Brunch will be held in-person on Saturday, February 4, 2023 @ 10am.

The Genesee District Library is pleased to announce that we will once again host an in-person Black History Month Brunch.

The Brunch will be held on Saturday, February 4, 2023 @ 10am at the Genesys Conference & Banquet Center in Grand Blanc.

2023 Honorees

Award of Excellence
Mr. Norm Bryant
Dr. Shane Jackson
Sgt. Tanya Meeks

Partner in Progress Award
Flint Odyssey House – Mr. Ronald S. Brown

Honorees are selected by the Black History Month Brunch Advisory Committee.
To view past honorees: click here for a printable list

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Monday, Tuesday: 9am – 9pm
Wednesday, Thursday: 12pm – 8pm
Friday, Saturday: 9am – 5pm
Sunday: Closed.

Each year we honor three individuals and one organization for their service in the community. Nominations received after midnight on September 30, 2022 will be considered for the 2024 Brunch.

To nominate a person or organization, please click here to complete the nomination form.

Please be as specific as possible, and give examples of the nominee’s service work. It is also helpful if nominations come from multiple people.

Warmest thanks to our 2023 Sponsors:

Alpha Kappa Alpha
Brown & Brown Insurance
Delta Sigma Theta
Dort Financial Credit Union
Flint Institute of Music
Flint Public Library
Frontline Nurses
Genesee District Library Foundation
Genesee Health System
Greater Flint African American Sports Hall of Fame
Hamilton Community Health Network
Kettering University
Mass Transportation Authority
Metropolitan Housing Development Corporation
Mott Community College
Ruth Mott Foundation
Herbert and Carolyn Nash
Simen, Figura & Parker, PLC
Superior Furs & Leather
United Way of Genesee County
Voices for Children Advocacy Center


Keynote Speaker Nikki Giovanni
Gwen Pennyman-Hemphill
Kuungana Drum and Dance Company


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You can view the 2022 Black History Month Broadcast by clicking here.

View more photos here:
2023 Black History Month Brunch
2020 Black History Month Brunch
2019 Black History Month Brunch
2018 Black History Month Brunch
2017 Black History Month Brunch
2016 Black History Month Brunch
2015 Black History Month Brunch
2014 Black History Month Brunch

For more information call Kelly Flynn, Community Relations Manager, (810) 230-9613