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Lifted Voices: Black History
February 25 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pmFree
Costumed interpreters in the museum galleries share well-known and little-known stories of African Americans in Greensboro. Portrayals include
- Freedom seeker Ede, who tried to run away from her enslavers to stay with her child
- Photographer Otis Hairston Jr., whose camera captured celebrities and common life in Greensboro from the 1970s to the early 2000s
- Educator Dr. Charlotte Hawkins Brown, who organized an elite preparatory boarding school for Black students in Guilford County in the early 1900s
- Civic leader Harmon Unthank, who helped make Warnersville a self-sufficient community for newly free families after the Civil War
- and more!
Lifted Voices is a series of living history programs that bring to life people and stories from Greensboro’s past. This is a free, family-friendly program. Join us for history in first person.