Black History Month Events

Black History Month Events
February 16
05:40 2017

Feb. 16

Wake Forest University

Wake Forest University will feature the national co-chairs of the recent Women’s March in Washington, D.C., as the keynote event for the University’s Black History Month activities. The moderated discussion, “Reckoning & Resistance,” will take place on Thursday, Feb. 16 at 7 p.m. in Wait Chapel.

Feb. 17

Carver School Road Branch Library

On Friday, Feb. 17 at 10:30 a.m. at the Carver School Road Branch Library, 4915 Lansing Drive, beside the Mazie Woodruff Center, will hold a panel discussion on “Education Then vs. Education Now.” The moderator will be Dr. Antwain Tate Goode, Ph.D., president/owner of Tate Consulting. For more information, call 336-703-2910. For more information please call 336-703-2910

Feb. 17, 18, 19

The Stained Glass Playhouse

The Stained Glass Playhouse, 4401 Indiana Avenue in Winston-Salem at Marvin United Methodist Church, presents “Talking Bones.”  All of the cast members are African-American actors. Performances are on Friday and Saturday, 17 & 18 at 8 p.m. and on Sunday, Feb. and 19 at 3 p.m.  Tickets are $16 for adults, $13 for senior citizens (60+)/teachers, and $11 for students.  To get tickets and make reservations, call 336-499-1010 or visit

Feb. 19

Winston Salem Police and Fire departments

On Sunday, Feb. 19, the Winston-Salem Police and Fire departments will honor select retirees, and Recreation and Parks will recognize the winners of its Black History Month coloring and essay contests, during the fourth annual Public Safety Black History Month Celebration at 3 p.m. at Galilee Missionary Baptist Church, 4129 Northampton Drive, Winston-Salem. The public is invited.  For more information call CityLink 311.

Feb. 20

Malloy Jordan East Winston Heritage Center 

The Children’s Outreach staff of the Malloy Jordan East Winston Heritage Center, 1110 E Seventh St., will hold the 28th National African American Read-In Day on Monday, Feb. 20, from 10:30 a.m. to noon. . The event celebrates Black History Month. Anyone can participate by selecting his or her favorite story or poem written by an African-American author to read aloud. For more information, call 336-703-2950.

Feb. 20 & 27

Carl H. Russell Community Center

The Carl Russell Sr. Community Center, 3521 Carver School Road, presents Brother Imhotep’s Black History Video Lecture Series and Discussions 2017 on Feb. 20 and 27 from 7 to 9 p.m., each night. This is a very special Black History presentation viewed in the eye of Imhotep, or  “Yusef Suggs,” a graduate of WSSU.  For more information, contact Ben Piggott at 336-727-2580 or Brother Imhotep at 336-671-2268.

Feb. 21

2017 Anna Julia Cooper Center

Author and social justice scholar Monique Morris will deliver the 2017 Anna Julia Cooper lecture at Wake Forest University on Tuesday, Feb. 21  at  6 p.m. at the Porter Byrum Welcome Center.

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