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Black History Month at the Museum

Children dancing

Black History Month started in 1926 as “Negro History Week,” a term coined by noted African American historian and scholar, Carter G. Woodson. Finally, 50 years later in 1976, Black History Month officially became a month-long celebration.

Check out these videos, educational resources, blogs and podcasts the North Carolina Museum of History offers, helping to share the stories, hardships, contributions and experiences of African Americans in North Carolina!