A Conference for Collaboration

The Institute for African American Research and NCGrowth are hosting a multi-disciplinary conference to connect academic researchers and Black Communities across North America. By creating new collaborations, we will help to document, safeguard and enhance the life of these communities.

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Family Pictures USA!

December 14, 2017 • Mark Little

Family Pictures USA is a television series & transmedia project that explores neighborhoods & cities through the lens of the family photo album. Hosted by Thomas Allen Harris, this public television series enlarges our understanding of history, our diversity, and our shared values.  Community Photo Share Guests bring their favorite photos – digital or print […]

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Four Months to Go!

December 13, 2017 • Karla Slocum

We began planning Black Communities: A Conference for Collaboration last April.  Over the course of these past eight months, we have been excited by the prospects of what could materialize out of our planning.  Our hope? A unique event that brings together hundreds of people from diverse personal and professional backgrounds who all share a […]

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