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.
The Juneteenth Luncheon commemorated the 150th anniversary of emancipation from slavery with accounts from those who experienced it, read by University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill history professor Dr.
(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
The St. Philips Heritage Center at Old Salem Museums & Gardens is seeking nominations for the inaugural award in honor of the late Rev. Dr. Cedric S. Rodney, a Moravian