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AACC Related Exhibits and Programs

African American History Highlights Tours

These docent-led tours visit exhibits throughout the museum to highlight the contributions of African Americans to North Carolina history.

Saturday, February 11 and Saturday, February 25, 1:30 p.m.

 

Exhibit: Selma to Montgomery: A March for the Right to Vote: Photographs by Spider Martin

This photography exhibit focuses on the 1965 march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, when more than 2,000 people crossed the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Ala., to march for African American voting rights and equality. It was part of the campaign for African American voting rights, equality and social justice. Marches and rallies resulted in the Voting Rights Act of 1965, which was signed into law on August 6.