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Film Screening - I Am Not Your Negro

James Baldwin wrote a letter to his literary agent describing his next project, Remember This House. The book was to be a revolutionary, personal account of the lives and successive assassinations o…


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African-American History Festival

Africa Unplugged will perform, and the evening will also feature performances by The Burton Elementary Choir, Instrument Club, and Dance Ensemble. Music begins at 6pm. Africa Unplugged's s…


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Black History Month Writer's Roundtable

Join the Durham Business & Professional Chain in its celebration of Black History Month at its first Writer's Roundtable of 2017. Noted author and publisher Zelda Lockhart of Levinson Press is …


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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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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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Historic African-American Cultural Heritage Tour

TRT’s “Durham African American Cultural Heritage Tour” is a motorized, professionally guided tour designed for guests seeking an educational, enlightening and FUN African American …


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