Black History Month at the Museum

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 programs, events, podcasts and educational resources the Museum offers, helping to share the stories, hardships, contributions and experiences of African Americans in North Carolina!


Programs and Events