"Celebrating Women Who Tell Our Stories."
Monday, March 13th, 6:00 p.m.-8:15 p.m., Movie night
Description: Hidden Figures, is a powerful story of Black Women engineers who helped NASA launch into space. It completely transformed the world!
Seating is limited.
Location: Seymour Center Theater, 2551 Homestead Rd. Chapel Hill, NC 27516
Tuesday, March 14th 12:15 p.m.-1:30 p.m. Read it and Reap Description: Join our facilitator as we delve into a book discussion of a powerful story of African-American mathematicians and engineers who helped win the space race. Hidden Figures is a dynamic story helping to shift the STEM world.
Location: Orange County Public Library, 137 W. Margaret Ln., Hillsborough, NC 27278
**Light lunch served. **
Thursday, March 16th 10:00 a.m.-11:15 a.m. Black Wall Street: The Price of Progress
Tulsa, Chicago, and Richmond for the title Black Wall Street of America, Durham's Parrish St. became the epicenter of progress in the early 1900s. This 75-minute walking walk is ground zero for understanding the intersection of race, money, and power in Black Durham. Stops include former sites of NC Mutual, John Merrick’s barbershop, the Jack Tar Hotel and more! Stories include The Washington Duke Myth, “Superstar” C. C. Spaulding, and Viola Turner and the Red Dress. Experience starting location varies.
Location: The walk begins and ends at Major the Bull at the intersection of Corcoran & Parrish Sts.
Collaborations: Department of Aging, Library and OCOEI