FOX 50 Celebrates Black History Month
North Carolina's African American heritage is rich and diverse. In slavery and in freedom, black residents shaped state politics and institutions, literary traditions, religious practice, and the lives of their fellow North Carolinians. The African American struggle for civil rights and equality touched all regions of the state and beyond.
Here are a few great videos and website resourses on African-American History and the positive impact African-Americans have had on shaping our state and country.
African Americans have made rich and varied contributions to North Carolina history. The N.C. Department of Cultural Resources provides opportunities to study and celebrate African American history all year, and offers outstanding ways to share that history in coming weeks.
What to do and see around North Carolina during Black History Month.
A chronology of black history from the early slave trade through Affirmative Action.
Presenting all (past and present) prominent people (of African decent). The intended goal is to present a fairly representative sample of our “shining stars”.
Listings including Law, Politics, Scientists, Educators, Activists, Artists, Writers, Actors, Comedians, Musicians and Singers.