Curious about different ways to celebrate Black History Month? Interested in the contributions of Black leaders in your area? Looking for information about the entwined histories of racial injustice and civil rights North Carolina? Want to add your voice or hear directly from Black leaders? Explore the following links for information, events, resources, and more, and email if you have suggestions of things to add!


African American Cultural Celebration

Durham Black History Resources

Explore the African American Experience

Hayti Heritage Center

International Civil Rights Center & Museum

NC Arts Council Black History Month Events

10 Places to Explore African American History in NC



African American History Month

Black History Month is Here, NAACP

Content, Context, & Capacity: A Collaborative Large-Scale Digitization Project on the Long Civil Rights Movement in NC

Durham African American Heritage Guide

History and Reference, State Library of North Carolina

The History Channel

Time for Kids

10 Little Known Black History Facts


Listen, watch, participate:

North Carolina NAACP

PBS #MyBlackHistory

PBS Black History Month Programming

Ted Talks to celebrate Black History Month

10 Must Watch Black History Documentaries



  1. John Hope Franklin, Biographical Conversations
  2. Woolworth’s Store, Site of 1960 Civil Rights Sit-In (Photo by David via Flickr Creative Commons)
  3. Jakari, KIPP Durham Scholar, Pride of 2023
  4. Reverend Barber, Current NC NAACP President (Photo by Neeta Lind via Flickr Creative Commons)
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