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Dr Kendi addresses a crowd of students, staff and faculty at Stewart Theater

Jan 16, 2020

Ibram X. Kendi and the Call for Antiracism

Award-winning author and scholar Ibram X. Kendi visited NC State to explore the future of racial justice in America and discuss what it means to be an antiracist. 

Jan 14, 2020

Podcast: 1966 – MLK and the KKK in Raleigh

On July 31, 1966, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. spoke in Reynolds Coliseum. Jason Miller explains why the event has been lost to history until now. 

Protesters march during a Ku Klux Klan rally in downtown Raleigh, one of the never-before-published photos that will be on display at the African American Cultural Center Art Gallery next Wednesday. [Photo courtesy of State Archives of North Carolina].

Jan 9, 2020

Landmark Exhibit Unearths History

In "When MLK and the KKK Met in Raleigh," NC State English professor Jason Miller reveals never-before-developed- or displayed photos from Martin Luther King Jr.'s historic 1966 visit to Raleigh. 

Sachelle Ford, assistant director of the African American Cultural Center at NC State

Dec 12, 2018

Meet Sachelle Ford

With more than a decade of research, teaching and student development experience in African-American and African Diaspora cultures, Sachelle Ford joins NC State as assistant director of the African American Cultural Center. 

The Women's Center's peer educators program, The Movement, hosts a student workshop.

Oct 22, 2018

Placing Community at the Center

NC State's campus community centers — the African American Cultural Center, the GLBT Center, Multicultural Student Affairs and the Women’s Center — help students find their authentic selves and gain new perspective. 

Moses T. Alexander Greene standing against a mural with pictures of black historical figures.

Oct 4, 2018

Event Highlights Legacy, Work of African American Cultural Center

The U.S. Postal Services selects the African American Cultural Center to unveil its 2018 Kwanzaa stamp, putting a national spotlight on the center, which has long supported and celebrated people of African descent. 

Kobi Felton holding a plastic tube in the lab.

Feb 21, 2018

Black History Month 2018

Black History Month honors the invaluable contributions of black and African Americans to our history and culture. At NC State, it's an opportunity for the entire campus community to celebrate and champion the achievements of the black and African diaspora in the United States. 

May 4, 2017

Greene Named African-American Cultural Center Director

The Office for Institutional Equity and Diversity has announced that Moses T. Alexander Greene is the new director of NC State’s African-American Cultural Center. 

Jan 31, 2017

Celebrate Black History Month at NC State

Check out a calendar of events for Black History Month at NC State. This year’s slate of activities includes lectures, workshops, films and performances on racial justice, African American dance, the school-to-prison pipeline, history and activism. 

Jan 12, 2017

NC State’s MLK Day Commemoration Speech Rescheduled

Television personality and author Roland Martin will be the featured speaker at NC State's Martin Luther King Day commemoration. His speech, postponed from last week because of inclement weather, will be Monday, Jan. 23, at Stewart Theatre. 

Oct 6, 2016

African-American Cultural Center Celebrates 25th Anniversary

NC State’s African American Cultural Center recalls the past and plans new initiatives as it marks a quarter century on campus. 

Durham architect Phil Freelon '75 at the Durham County Human Services Building, which he designed.

Apr 4, 2016

Community Builder

Durham architect Phil Freelon designs buildings that tell stories — and unite communities. Since graduating from the NC State College of Design in 1975, Freelon has emerged as a go-to architect for structures that honor history and inspire the public, without sacrificing functionality.