African American Life & Culture in NC History

African American Life & Culture

Join the NC Museum of History for a FREE live stream, YouTube Distance Learning program: African American Life and Culture in North Carolina History

This free program is available to public, independent, and homeschool groups. Learning will be geared toward students in grades 3–8.  It will be live streamed on Wednesday, February 15, 2017 from 10:15–11:15 a.m.

North Carolina Museum of History educator Sally Bloom, museum curator Earl Ijames, and director Michelle Lanier of the North Carolina African American Heritage Commission will lead this live interactive class from the museum’s chronology exhibit, The Story of North Carolina.

You will see some “stuff” from our past and “meet” people from our history who helped shape our present.

Register Now

Register now for the live stream event on February 15, 2017.

Once you have registered, you will be emailed the link to the event on the NC History Museum’s YouTube channel.



Your students’ questions may be typed into the YouTube discussion forum, for the Q&A session at the end of the video. They will try to answer all the questions they get by the end of the segment.

Other Free Resources

There are other videos available – just register for the program you are interested in sharing with your homeschooled student, or group HERE at the Videos on Demand section of their website.

Get the scoop on the Black History Month Kick off on January 28, 2017, 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. HERE.

This free event is the 16th annual African American Cultural Celebration and will feature more than 75 musicians, storytellers, dancers, chefs, historians, playwrights, authors, artists, reenactors, and more.

This year’s theme is The Shoulders We Stand On!

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