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African American History in North Carolina involves a range of rich experiences and you can enjoy some of them during Black History Month from the comfort of home.

Celebrate literature and hear from North Carolina authors with the Fourth-Annual Black History Month Read-In! The North Carolina African American Heritage Commission, in partnership with the North Carolina State Capitol, the State Library of North Carolina, the Richard B.

Fort Dobbs State Historic Site will honor North Carolina’s military history with a “Military Timeline” Nov. 14. Visitors will learn about the experiences of soldiers and support personnel from the past 450 years. 

State Archives public research spaces in Raleigh, the Western Regional Archives in Asheville and the Outer Banks History Center in Manteo will open to the public on a limited basis Nov. 12 with some new procedures in place to help ensure the safety of staff and visitors, including: 

RALEIGH, NC – The N.C. Government and Heritage Library will open to the public Nov. 12 with some new procedures in place to help ensure the safety of staff and visitors, including: 

• Temporary library hours: 1–4 p.m., Monday-Friday. 

From Historic Halifax in the east to Horne Creek Farm in the west, numerous state historic sites will provide the backdrops for a new virtual music project highlighting some of North Carolina's treasured landmarks.

To support teachers and student learning at public schools in Tier One counties, the North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural Resources is sponsoring free access to Streamable Learning for the 2020-21 school year.

RALEIGH, N.C. – Governor Roy Cooper has proclaimed September 2020 as International Underground Railroad Month in North Carolina.

Historic Stagville State Historic Site, the site of one of the largest plantations in North Carolina, has been accepted to join the International Coalition of Sites of Conscience, a worldwide network of historic sites that connect the past to present struggles for human rights.

The North Carolina Historic Preservation Office has received a $50,000 grant from the Department of Interior, National Park Service (NPS) funded through the Historic Preservation Fund African American Civil Rights grant program to study and document locations associated with the Civil Rights move