Black History Month Posters

33 Years of Heritage

Initiated in 1986, the DC Lottery’s Black History Poster celebrates people, places, and events significant in the rich and comprehensive telling of American history. We hope that you enjoy viewing this gallery of posters past. While not all posters are still available, here’s a list of Black History posters produced by the DC Lottery. Free copies of the 2019 poster are available for pick-up at the DC Lottery’s Prize Center and your neighborhood branch of the DC Public Library.

Poster Theme Description Year
DC All-Stars DC All-Stars The 2019 Black History poster celebrates Black American athletes who wear different team jerseys, but share a common goal of giving back to the community. 2019
Historic Black American Presence Historic Black American Presence in Washington, DC’s Neighborhoods Stroll the DC that was and get a different perspective on the neighborhoods you see today. 2018
Liberty and Justice for All Liberty and Justice for All: Marches That Evoked Change Explores three major protest events that took place on the National Mall that were lead by African Americans. 2016
Heroes: African Americans in Espionage Heroes: African Americans in Espionage Celebrates the contributions of African Americans in espionage. 2015
With These Hands With These Hands Celebrates the milestones and achievements of African Americans in medicine. 2014
Anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation 150th Anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation Celebrates the signing of this historical document 2013
Lifting a Nation: Black Women in Politics Lifting a Nation: Black Women in Politics Celebrates the contributions, triumphs, and experiences of African American women in American politics. 2012
Tell it Like it Is Tell It Like It Is: Black American Media Pioneers Highlights of news and media pioneers including Samuel Cornish, John Russwurm, Dr. Calvin Rolark, Ida B. Wells Garnett, and Max Robinson. 2010
Pathway to Change Pathway to Change Photos and text of notable Blacks in the political history of the United States leading to the election of our nation’s first Black President, Barack Obama. 2009
The Washington Mystics D.C. Lottery Celebrates The Washington Mystics: Ten Years of Taking Charge and Making History This calendar highlights the achievements of the WNBA’s Washington Mystics, who have been in existence for 10 years. 2008
Generations of Jass on the U Street Beat Generations of Jazz on the U Street Beat This calendar highlights the achievements of four native Washingtonian jazz artists: Duke Ellington, Buck Hill, Ronnie Wells, and Davey Yarborough. 2007
From the Steel Mill to the Baseball Diamond From the Steel Mill to the Baseball Diamond, The Negro Leagues' Homestead Grays This calendar highlights the achievements of one of the best Negro Leagues' teams, the Homestead Grays. 2006
Bolling V Sharpe Bolling V. Sharpe This poster celebrates the historic case, Bolling v. Sharp, which ended segregation in D.C. public schools. 2005
The Pearl Incident The Pearl Incident This historic event took place in Washington City (D.C.) in 1848 when 77 enslaved black men, women, and children attempted to escape to freedom aboard the vessel named Pearl. 2004
The Man Behind the Legacy Carter G. Woodson, The Man Behind the Legacy This poster reminded people of how the celebration of Black History Month began and Dr. Woodson's philosophy on the importance of knowing and preserving our history. 2003
Amistad Incident Amistad Incident This historical event involved an aboard ship, slave revolt. The Amistad Incident poster featured photographs including the ship, the monument built in honor of the Africans, a narrative of the incident detailing the legal battle that lead to the Africans being found not guilty and freed to return to their homeland. 2002
N/A Underground Railroad The Underground Railroad movement Calendar/Poster featured quilt-patterns used to guide runaway slaves, photos of various historic figures, a narrative history of the movement and sites, and artwork depicting fleeing slaves and the routes they followed. 2001
N/A Buffalo Soldiers The Buffalo Soldier Calendar/Poster was produced in similar fashion with numerous symbols, historic sites, photos, medals, military patches, artwork and a narrative of the soldiers' exploits. 2000

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