To celebrate Black History Month, here are some activities in and around Charlotte:
*Celebrate Black History Month by participating in the 12th Annual Charlotte Black/African-American Heritage Tour and Pilgrimage 2010.
This is a professionally-guided motorized-tour that includes over 50 sites and covers over 30 miles of historic terrain in Charlotte and Huntersville! This tour is only offered once a year during the month of February- Black History Month!
February 27, 2010
Saturday 10:00 am- 4:30 pm
*Blood Done Sign My Name
Wednesday, February 17
Don’t miss this special one night only theatrical performance of Tim Tyson’s award-winning Civil Rights era memoir
Held at the McColl Family Theater at ImaginOn, 300 E. 7th Street, Charlotte
Duke University playwright Mike Wiley performs his acclaimed adaptation of the story of a 1970s murder in Oxford, NC, seen through the eyes of young Tim Tyson at the Museum Of The New South. Wiley and Tyson himself, now professor of history at UNC Chapel Hill and Duke University, will be on hand for a “talkback” with the audience after the performance. Recommended for ages 15 and older.
*Visit www.plcmc.org for more information on these programs sponsored by the public library:
Lessons from the lunch counter
Before Rosa: The Unsung Contribution by Sarah Mae Flemming