Celebrate Black History Month!!!
“Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.” -Harriet Tubman
Lifted Voices: Greensboro's African American Heritage
In honor of African American History Month costumed interpreters will be sharing compelling stories in the Voices of a City galleries at the Greensboro Historical Museum.
Greensboro Historical Museum, Sat Feb 9th, 2013
- The High Point Public Libraryis having the annual Black History Expo returns to the library from 12 to 4 p.m. Feb. 16. It will include special presentations, entertainment, vendors and activities for children and teens.
Expressing Black History through PoetryFebruary 23, 2013
6:30 PM to10:00 PM
Tate Street Coffee House
334 Tate St, Greensboro, NC
An Open Mic Event
Share a Black history moment, Share a one of your own poems, or Read one from an African-American Poet, Perform a Spoken Word poem, Perform a song, Give a personal tribute to an African-American who has impacted your life.
- UNCG Events
Feb. 12, discussion, Conversations with the Community: “Where is Tobe? Unfolding Stories of Childhood, Race and Rural Life” by Dr. Benjamin Filene, UNCG associate professor of history. 6-7:30 p.m., Kirkland Room, Elliott University Center.
Feb. 13, lecture and interactive presentation, “Stories from the Underground Railroad” featuring artist and scholar Meltonia Young. 11-11:50 a.m. Location TBA.
Feb. 27; day-long event; exhibit, film, discussion; “Remembering Struggles ,Celebrating Futures.” Day-long celebration will feature an exhibit by the Black History 101 Mobile Museum entitled: “Drum Majors for, Justice;” a documentary and discussion with Yusef Shakur entitled “Detroit’s Native Son: From Z8ne Street Thug to Prison to Community Leader;” a community mixer; and a performance showcase from some of UNCG’s brightest talents. See http://oma.uncg.edu/black-history-month for a full schedule. 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Virginia Dare Room, UNCG Alumni House.