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Upcoming African-American Events

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Durham's Black Nativity

Durham's Black Nativity is an annual soulful celebration of the birth of Jesus. The cast features 100 talented singers, dancers and musicians.


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ZOOCRÜ - Live at the Bullpen

ZOOCRÜ is the sonic braintrust of NC's most dynamic musicians, fusing jazz, hip hop, R&B and gospel into a unique sound best described as Black American Music made with true Durham …


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Black Santa at Hayti

Visit Black Santa at the Hayti Heritage Center. Photographs available while you wait so bring the family and celebrate! Professional photography will be available in various sizes, with digital files.


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Black Santa at Hayti

Visit Black Santa at the Hayti Heritage Center. Photographs available while you wait so bring the family and celebrate! Professional photography will be available in various sizes, with digital files.


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Hayti Kwanzaa

Annual Kwanzaa festivities kicking off the week-long celebration of Kwanzaa with family-friendly performances, workshops, film showing, food, and vendors. The symbol of the day is the Wawa A…


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Kwanzaa Celebration

Kwanzaa is a celebration of family, community and culture centered on seven basic values as building blocks for peace and progress within neighborhoods. This family friendly event will include …


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New Year's Eve Gala hosted by the Beta Theta Lambda Education Foundation

The Beta Theta Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated has hosted its annual New Year's Eve celebration for a number of years. Each year the formal event celebration has allowed …


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Exhibits & Recurring Events

Photography Exhibit - The Pass/Fail Series

In 2016, the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University awarded the twenty-fourth Dorothea Lange-Paul Taylor Prize to American artist, illustrator, and documentarian Steven M. Cozart for The …


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Ubuntoots Musical Instrument Donation Drive

  • Various Pick Up Locations
  • (919) 667-0386

Do you have a musical instrument collecting dust under a bed or in a closet? Want to put it to a good cause?  BUMP: The Triangle's Ubuntu Music Academy is looking for musical instruments in any …


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