BLACK COMMUNITIES

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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#BlackCom2018 is finally here!

April 21, 2018 • bc

The final week before the conference has been full of last minute preparations. We have had dozens of conversations with presenters, registrants, and others who are just learning about the conference. On Friday, April 20th, we even had the pleasure of talking about the conference on WUNC radio’s program, The State of Things (listen here).  […]

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WHY FAMILY PHOTOS MATTER

April 19, 2018 • bc

By: Thomas Allen Harris In an increasingly fractured world, the family album might be the key to bringing people together. Thomas Allen Harris has been a documentary filmmaker for over 25 years and uses the family photo album to uncover personal truths about his immediate and extended family. His work is that of a deeply […]

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