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February 18, 2020

Black History Month Celebration

Explore the rich black history of Winston-Salem at this informative event in the Atrium of Wake Forest Biotech Place.

11:30 am – 12:15 pm: Local history and cultural fair
12:15 – 12:45 pm: Film screening of “I Am Not My Brother’s Keeper”
12:45 – 1 pm: Q&A session with panelists

Featured panelists:
Barbara Morris: Local historian
James Webster: Son-in-law of Carl Matthews—leader of the first Winston-Salem sit-in at S.H. Kress & Co. downtown in 1960.

Moderated by:
Abrea Armstrong

Discover organizations in the region that preserve and celebrate our local history and culture—and learn how you can partner in their mission.

Featured organizations include:
Winston-Salem Black Chamber of Commerce
Preservation Forsyth
Triad Cultural Arts
International Civil Rights Center & Museum
Winston-Salem African American Archive
Old Salem Museums & Gardens

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February 18, 2020
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11:30 am - 1:00 pm
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Wake Forest Biotech Place
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Wake Forest Biotech Place

Innovation Quarter
575 N Patterson Winston-Salem, NC 27101
+1 336.716.8672
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