An ongoing program from the African American Heritage Commission highlights 50 significant moments and people in our state’s history.
The book Biography of a Phantom inspires a journalist to reflect on the ethics of researching musical history.
On April 29, the North Carolina Museum of History hosted its annual Spring Frolic to support the exhibitions and education programs.
A Q&A with the author of the new book, Give Raleigh Her Flowers, which is based off of a 2021 exhibition at Anchorlight Studio.
This Raleigh native discusses the journey to releasing her first book, Historic Black Neighborhoods of Raleigh.
Yvonne Sanders and Belle Long have become friends as they dig into the past — and reckon with the truth that one’s ancestors enslaved the other’s.
Ruffin Franklin is related to James Franklin, Benjamin Franklin’s older brother — and he wants to set the record straight.
This Oberlin Road estate holds an untold piece of Raleigh’s Black history still being uncovered by owner Cheryl Crooms Williams.
The late longtime DJ known as Charlie Brown helped popularize the shag-dance genre along the Carolina coast in the 1960s.
The Beaufort Historical Association held its annual summer party in July with Scarborough Fare Catering and the Shakedown Band.
An interview with researcher Kevin Duffus, who’s on a mission to discover what’s real and what’s false in North Carolina’s pirate history.
In the segregated South, not all businesses welcomed Black guests. These five places in Raleigh were listed as safe spaces.
Fifteen years in, a scaled-down ship built through a community effort is a place for kids to play and learn.
A new photography exhibit curated by Courtney Napier celebrates 10 Raleigh women dedicated to preserving the city’s Black history.