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We are excited to celebrate
Black History Month 2023! 

Interested in NCAAHC sharing your Black History Month 2023 event to our various platforms (event calendar, email list, social media, etc.)?  Please fill out our event submission form 
Black History Month is here!! We are delighted to share our “Black History Month Toolkit” with you. This toolkit includes resources, information, and content you can use and share. This small collection of curated resources is a testament to North Carolina’s vibrant culture and brilliant future. You may interact with this toolkit by clicking on corresponding links to access items throughout the booklet.
Black Gold: The African American Experience at Reed Gold Mine
February 1 - February 7, 2023, 11:00 a.m.
Reed Gold Mine State Historic Site (Virtual)

Lunchtime Discovery Series: Stories of Conservation, Communication, and Education

Wednesday, February 1, 8, 15, 22, 2023
North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences (Virtual)

Audacity: The Life and Liberation Legacy of Robert F. Williams, local civil-rights hero
Wednesday, February 1, 2023, 2:00 p.m.
J. Murrey Atkins Library - Halton Room.
9201 University City Blvd. Charlotte, NC, 28262

If We Must Die...We'll Fight to the End!: Resistance and Revolt Aboard the Slave Ship

Thursday, February 2, 2023, 6:00 p.m.
Sonja Haynes Stone Center for Black Culture and History
150 South Rd. Chapel Hill, NC, 27599

Twenty Pearls: The Story of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority
Friday, February 3, 2023, 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Cape Fear Museum
814 Market St. Wilmington, NC, 28401

History of Black Education in the United States Tours
Saturday, February 4, 2023
Charlotte Hawkins Brown Museum
6136 Burlington Rd. Gibsonville, NC 27249

Gullah-Geechee Heritage with storyteller Ron Daise
Saturday, February 4, 2023
Cape Fear Community College - Wilson Center
703 North Third St. Wilmington, NC 28401

The Green Book: Guide to Freedom Film Screening
Sunday, February 5, 2023, 2:30 p.m.
Cape Fear Museum
814 Market St. Wilmington, NC 28401

Wednesday, February 8, 2023, 5:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.
J. Murrey Atkins Library - Halton Room
9201 University City Blvd. Charlotte, NC, 28262

Guided Tours of Sugarloaf Lines
Saturday, February 11, 2023, 11:00 a.m. & 3:00 p.m.
Fort Fisher Historic Site
1018 N. Lake Park Blvd. Carolina Beach, NC, 28428

Bites of History - Black Patriots in Revolutionary Halifax 
Wednesday, February 15, 2023, 5:30 p.m.
Historic Halifax State Historic Site
25 Saint David St. Halifax, NC, 27839

Carlina Grassroots to Carolina Classroom: How Hip Hop Expresses A Movement
Thursday, February 16, 2023, 6:00 p.m.
Charlotte Hawkins Brown Museum (Virtual)

Lawrence Orr: Chronicle of a Life Fulfilled - Community Film Screening
Thursday, February 16, 2023, 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
James K. Polk Historic Site
505 Main St., Suite 100, Pineville, NC, 28134

Colored Silk: A Mother's Civil War Odyssey

Thursday, February 16, 2023, 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Tryon Palace and the NC History Center 
529 South Front St., New Bern, NC, 28562

Backlash Blues: Nina Simone and Langston Hughes
Tuesday, February 21, 2023, 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
North Carolina Museum of Art
2110 Blue Ridge Rd. Raliegh, NC, 27607

Empower the Shelter: The HBCU's Role in Developing Tomorrow's Leaders
Wednesday, February 22, 2023, 6:00 p.m.
Charlotte Hawkins Brown Museum - Kimball Hall
6136 Burlington Rd. Gibsonville, NC, 27249

North Carolina's Antebellum Shad & Herring Fisheries
Thursday, February 23, 2023
315 Front St. Beaufort NC, 28516

Dwell with Gratitude & Pride: Panel Discussion
Thursday, February 23, 2023, 5:30 p.m.
201 Chestnut St. Wilmington NC, 28401

From Inmate to Mayor: The Inspiring Story of Franklin D. Deese
Thursday, February 23, 2023, 6:30 p.m.
Public Library of Johnston County and Smithfield
305 E. Market St. Smithfield, NC, 27577

"Field & Factory: A Look at Tobacco's Laborers" Tours
February 4, 11, 18, and 25, 2023, 11:00 a.m.
Duke Homestead State Historic Site
2828 Duke Homestead Rd. Durham NC, 27705

How Deep Did Their Roots Run

Saturday, February 25, 2023, 11:00 a.m.
Horne Creek Farm State Historic Site
308 Horne Creek Farm Rd, Pinnacle NC, 27043

Firefighters of Black Wall St.
Sunday, February 26, 2023, 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Hayti Heritage Center
804 Fayetteville St. Durham, NC, 27703
Please fill out our speaker request form 

* Please note speakers/attendance available at the discretion and scheduling availability of staff.
In-Person Informational Sessions

February 2nd at 11:00 a.m. - Registration
Wayne County Library

February 15th at 6:00 p.m. - Registration
Durham County Library 

Informational Webinar

February 17th at 11:00 a.m. - Registration

Virtual Informational Sessions

February 7th at 6:00 p.m. - Registration
February 20th at 1:00 p.m. - Registration

The NC African American Heritage Commission works to achieve the mission of preserving, protecting, and promoting North Carolina's African American history, art, and culture, for all people.
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