Seven sites, sounds, and Black-owned businesses to explore in February.
The 1980s: A Judge of Fine Character
From his childhood on a farm in Richmond County to his barrier-breaking achievements on the North Carolina Supreme Court, Henry Frye builds his life and career on a foundation of hard work and integrity.
Making the Honor Roll
In 1902, African American educator Charlotte Hawkins Brown founded a groundbreaking school in Sedalia. Today, her legacy lives on.
An Our State Playlist: Black History in North Carolina
To celebrate Black History Month, take a journey into the history of African American music in North Carolina with our curated Spotify playlist.
Back in the Day: Curating Inclusion
Legendary Raleigh librarian Mollie Huston Lee dedicated her life to creating a community where all people could congregate, and minds could flourish.
The Insurance Company That Powered Durham’s Black Wall Street
North Carolina Mutual was founded by a formerly enslaved man. By serving a community that had been ignored, it helped its hometown thrive.