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Celebrating Black History Month: Travails & Triumphs

  • Saturday, February 24, 2024
    10:00am - 12:30pm
  • Dennis A. Wicker Civic Center, 1801 Nash St, Sanford, NC 27330, USA
  • This FREE and interactive event is open to everyone. Explore the rich history of African Americans in Lee County and its surroundings since 1740.  

    Discover the stories of resilience, endurance, and achievement as we delve into:
    • Historical reflections through captivating photography
    • The significance of Black labor in the Deep River coal fields
    • The revival of Black heritage cemeteries
    • Faith, education, and the pursuit of freedom
    • A mini museum showcasing local artifacts and heirlooms