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Upcoming African-American Events

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Special Events

Play - "Underground"

  • Farrison-Newton Communications Building at NCCU
  • (919) 530-6242

Triangle premier of a breath-stopping musical that captures one slave's faith and determination to gain freedom for his family.

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Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad

This stirring drama with music is a classic tribute to the great American who freed herself and hundreds of her people from the bonds of slavery. As Harriet and her friend Sarah Bradford, narrate …

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Exhibits & Recurring Events

Art Exhibit - Conjuring//other planes of there

A multimedia installation experience through Black and Brown radical imaginations and dream power. it is a living archive of the power we wield to actualize. this installation experience is heavily …

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Black History: Artists’ Perspectives

The Second Annual "Black History: Artists' Perspectives" exhibition is sponsored by Mechanics & Farmers Bank and the North Carolina Mutual Life Insurance Company. New and returning …

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Franklin Gallery@History

  • Carr Building

"John Hope Franklin: Imprint of an American Scholar" Curated by John Gartrell, Director, Franklin Research Center, Duke University This exhibition explores John Hope Franklin's indelible …

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Durham Convention & Visitors Bureau
212 W Main St #101
Durham, NC 27701 USA
Phone: (919) 687-0288
Toll Free: (800) 446-8604