This weekend, the Town of Carrboro continues its Black History Month programs with a health and wellness fair on Saturday and a concert featuring Mary Williams on Sunday. Our events are free, and families are welcome! Learn more at For more information, please contact Recreation Supervisor Michelle Blume at Black History Month in Carrboro […]

Check out a list of our favorite Black-owned beauty businesses to support this Black History Month inside.

Scott Turner & Rosalind Keeys share their journey to becoming the owners of Abbie's Cigars - the largest Black-owned cigar lounge in the Triangle.

The Wake Forest Human Relations Council (HRC) is celebrating Black History Month by offering town residents the chance to recognize local African Americans who have made a difference enhancing and improving the quality of life in their community, family, church, business, organizations or other groups. From now through Saturday, Feb. 17, 2024, the HRC will […]

This February, check out the programs, exhibits, and historic landmarks the city has to offer that honor the contributions and history of African Americans in Raleigh, most of which are free and a few are even available year-round. Black History Month Events and Exhibits Black History Month 2024 February, Various Times, Cost: FreeJohn Chavis Memorial […]

Black History Month is here and for a time, the month-long celebration of Black history and achievement was a top trending topic on X.

In this exclusive interview, Karen Clark chats with William Holder, a local owner/operator of McDonald's locations in Raleigh, Zebulon and Wendell. Holder talks about how a leap of faith by his wife led to this former police officer taking a chance, which ended up changing the course for his entire family. He also speaks on his experience as a Black owner/operator and how important it is to give back to the community he serves. 

North Carolina Central University (NCCU) is set to host an insightful series of events throughout February 2024 in Durham, spotlighting significant moments and figures in African American history. The curated activities by the C.A. Jones History Club and Earlie E. Thorpe History Graduate Association, in the NCCU Department of History, and the Department of Music will promise an enriching […]


If you're looking for Black Owned Businesses to support this Black History Month, you've come to the right place.

Radio One Raleigh and the NC Education Lottery want to acknowledge those who are positively impacting their community.

In recognition of Black History Month in February, Chatham Community Library will host a virtual film screening of Alice Walker: Beauty in Truth (2013). This program is free and open to the public. WHAT:                 Virtual Film Screening: Alice Walker: Beauty in Truth WHEN:                 Thursday, February 15 – Thursday, February 22, 2024 WHERE:               Virtual Program (see registration details below) WHO:                   Alice […]

The Town of Carrboro is proud to recognize and celebrate Black people and Black history in Carrboro and across the nation during Black History Month. We invite and encourage all Carrboro residents to participate in local Black History Month events and to learn about and celebrate the lives, history and contributions of Black people during […]