Check out some of these Black History Month opportunities: 

PBS NC’s Preview Screening of GOSPEL – musical performance and Q+A

Thursday, February 1, 2024, 7pm
Hayti Heritage Center

Following a preview screening of curated clips from Henry Louis Gates, Jr.’s new two-night, four-hour PBS special, GOSPEL, you will enjoy a musical performance and a lively discussion with Mark Anthony Neal, Ph.D., a Duke University professor interviewed in the film and others, who will discuss the history and evolution of the genre and answer audience questions.

21st Annual NC MLK Black History Month Parade

Saturday, February 3, 2024, 12pm

Join Spectacular Magazine & Triangle Cultural Awareness Foundation, a 501(c)3 nonprofit, for the 21st Annual NC MLK Black History Month Parade! Kick off Black History Month at one of the largest, most inclusive, and celebratory events in the state. 

Family Day, Black History Month at Nasher Museum of Art

Sunday, February 11, 2024, 1-3pm, 

Celebrate Black History Month/Family Day with art activities that feature the museum’s longtime practice of collecting and presenting works by artists of African descent, as part of a commitment to global, emerging artists of color. 

Meet the Heroes 2024

Saturday, February 24, 2024, 12-5pm
Walltown Recreation Center

Meet the Heroes is a Free kid friendly interactive Black History event in Durham, NC through a collaboration of parents. This year is all about the Old West! Meet the Heroes of Black history through actors, activities and crafts. The event is designed like a living museum where you are free to travel and meet the historical figures and participate in a craft or STEM project based on the profession and achievements of each Hero. 

Chosen by Christ’s Sounds of Blackness

Saturday, February 24, 5:30-8pm
Abundant Hope Christian Church

Join us at Abundant Hope Christian Church for an unforgettable evening celebrating Black History! This in-person event will be held at Junction Road, Durham, NC. Get ready to be inspired by incredible performances, powerful speeches, and captivating displays that honor the rich heritage and contributions of the Black community. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to come together and appreciate the diverse tapestry of our history. Mark your calendar and be part of the joyous celebration!


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