The St. Philips Heritage Center at Old Salem Museums & Gardens in partnership with Winston-Salem State University will host a luncheon on Thursday, June 16, in celebration of Juneteenth, the country’s longest-running observance of the abolition of slavery.
(pictured above: Barbara Hayes and Beaufort and Pollye Bailey receive their awards from Dr. Mae Rodney, Cedric Rodney’s widow.) Barbara S. Hayes and Beaufort and Pollye Bailey were presented with
North Carolina has joined a national Republican initiative to engage African American voters. Though the state’s GOP African American Engagement Office has been up and running since September, it was
John W. Franklin, senior program manager of Community and Constituent Programs at the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, will speak at a Juneteenth luncheon at Old Salem