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Upcoming African-American Events

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Shaun King MLK Lecture

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THE TALK is a virtuosic one-person show about the difficult conversation a father must have with his son in a racialized America.

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True School Carolina Comedy Tour & Official After Party

Comedians Howie Bell, Correy Bell, Shawn Harris, Marvin Hunter and Bishop Omega! Carolina R&B crooner Milton will get it started with some smooth lit hits. Comedy, live music, DJ's, good …

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Exhibits & Recurring Events

Art Exhibit - "Louis Austin and the Carolina Times"

  • Museum of Durham History
  • (919) 246-9993

This exhibit explores the life of newspaper publisher Louis Austin and how he used the Carolina Times as a catalyst in the African American effort for freedom- fighting for racial justice and black …

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Art Exhibit – "Disrupting Homogeny"

Artist statement: "When I perceive similar characteristics between myself and other people, I feel compelled to learn more about them. In part, this can help satisfy a desire for …

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Africana Nights

  • The Palace International
  • (614) 900-7590

The modern cultures of Africa and the Latin/Caribbean festival of Caribana, come together every week to bring you Africana Nites. The concept is to create a lounge environment that showcases …

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