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African American Cultural Celebration Education Day 2022 Schedule and Registration

We hope you and your students enjoy these programs and performances. Registration is limited for all sessions, except for Music and Storytelling Performances. Presentations will be recorded and available as videos on demand as well. Please note: Registration links for Presentations CANNOT be shared. The presentations may be projected for classroom or other group viewing. All presentations and performances are free to attend. All sessions are subject to change.


9:45-10:30 am

Pinkie Strother, Artist, History and Community in Miniature

  • Pinkie Strother is an artist who creates miniatures that speak to Black history and community.
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Judy Allen Dodson: Author, “Escape from Hurricane Katrina”

  • Judy Allen Dodson is an author, librarian, and archivist. Her book, Escape from Hurricane Katrina, shares a story of a family in New Orleans during the category 4 hurricane Katrina.   
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10:45-11:30 am

Charlene Marshall, Entrepreneur, Your Hair, It's a Super Natural Thing

  • Charlene Marshall, the founder of Charlene’s Naturals, shares about the history and legacy of natural hair. 
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Intisar Hamidullah, Educator, What is Environmental Justice?

  • Intisar Hamidullah shares about the history of environmental justice and its place in our communities today.
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LIVE! Music and Storytelling

9:30 am-2:30 pm

  • Enjoy performances by members of the North Carolina Association of Black Storytellers. Storytelling sessions begin about every 45 minutes. The last session of the day begins at 2:00 pm.
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