Celebrate Black History!

February is Black History Month, and this year the N.C. Department of Cultural Resources invites you to explore our state's rich African American history through engaging on-site programming, visits to our sites that emphasize the African American experience and online resources that can help give you a broad picture of North Carolina's African American history or allow you to dive-deep into a specific topic.

Engaging Events

Our museums and historic sites are offering a number of unique programs to help your family celebrate Black History Month. Some them include:

Head over to our newsroom for a full list of 2015 offerings. 

African American History All Year Long

February is also a great time to visit our sites with strong African American stories to tell. Though all our of sites have threads connected to black history, the connection is especially strong at the following four sites.

Check out this poster for more on the African American history featured at North Carolina's state historic sites.

Online Resources

On-site programs aren't the only way to explore African American this February. Our agencies also produce a range of great online resources that invite you to explore this aspect of our history anytime from anywhere.