BLACK COMMUNITIES

A Conference for Collaboration

The University of North Carolina (UNC) is 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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Where are the memories? Exploring Black Community Archives

October 16, 2017 • bc

By Chaitra M. Powell, African American Collections and Outreach Archivist at UNC Chapel Hill   October is officially National Archives Month. Many libraries and archives will be launching social media campaigns and sponsoring programs that highlight their special collections and encourage people to learn more about why archives are so important. The archival landscape reflects […]

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New Exhibit about Housing Inequality and Durham’s Black Communities

October 9, 2017 • bc

The conference Black Communities: A Conference for Collaboration will take place at the Carolina Theater in Durham, NC, also known as the “Bull City,” in April 2018.  In preparation for Durham’s sesquicentennial in 2019, a group of historians and community members formed the Bull City 150 project to document and interrogate the city’s past. An exhibit based […]

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