History à la Carte: Education in the Jim Crow South
Wednesday, Sept. 9, noon–1 p.m.
Bring your lunch; beverages provided.
Barry Malone, Associate Professor, Wake Technical Community College
Nathan Carter Newbold led the Division of Negro Education in North Carolina from 1913 to 1950 and was a leading voice for the “equalization without social equality” movement to improve educational opportunities for African Americans. Malone will discuss the career of this white progressive.
Film Screening: Latino Americans: Prejudice and Pride (1965-1980)
Tuesday, September 15, 7 p.m.
This free screening takes place in the first-floor auditorium of the James B. Hunt Jr. Library on North Carolina State University's Centennial Campus
CARA rating: TV-PG-L,V; run time: 60 min.
For more information about our Latino programming, click here.
Kristy Ulibarri, East Carolina University
Episode 5 of the documentary series finds Mexican Americans, frustrated by persistent discrimination and poverty, using social action and the arts to create a new appreciation of their long history in the Southwest and build a new “Chicano” identity. Professor Ulibarri will lead a discussion after the film.
The Birds and the Bees
Saturday, September 19, 1–4 p.m.
For more information, call 919.807.7979
Native peoples planted sunflowers. Colonial gardeners built hives. Today’s farmers rent bees. Visit us during BugFest at the Museum of Natural Sciences and find out why attracting pollinators is so important and how to welcome them to your neck of the woods!
Make It, Take It: The Birds and the Bees
Saturday, September 19, 1–3 p.m. (drop-in program)
Bring your family to our The Birds and the Bees program and participate in a free hands-on activity.
Vietnam: The Black Experience
Friday, September 25, 7–9 p.m.
A panel of servicemen from different armed forces and time periods will relate what it was like to be a man of color in the military in Vietnam.
Presented by North Carolina Vietnam Veterans Inc.