Enjoy the rich cultural traditions of African Americans at the 12th Annual Juneteenth Festival. A celebration of freedom, the festival offers: Music and dance performances including Jazz, R&B, Gospel, African dance and spoken word; Arts and Education with interactive heritage displays, and a youth area with face painting and crafts; Health and Community service organizations; and a Marketplace with ethnic products and foods. Click Here
Get your group together and book a guided tour tailored to your interests. Great for school groups, family reunions, or anyone who wants to get to know the Triad’s African American Legacy – or to get to know it better – this tour will take you off the beaten path into the neighborhoods of Winston-Salem, Greensboro and High Point.. See touchstones of the African American experience through key sites such as:
Winston-Salem – St. Philips Heritage Center in Old Salem Museums & Gardens is comprised of the reconstructed the1823 African log church, the 1861 brick church where the ending of slavery was announced and the African American Graveyard, Stranger’s Graveyard and the Path to Happy Hill Overlook. Sit in the pews where enslaved people heard that slavery had ended, view sculpture and artwork and engage in interactive activities; Winston-Salem State University, George Black Brickyard and House, New Winston Museum, Delta Arts Center, historic churches, schools, homes and more!
Greensboro – The International Civil Rights Museum is an archival center, collecting museum and teaching facility devoted to the international struggle for civil and human rights. The Museum celebrates the nonviolent protests of the 1960 Greensboro sit-ins that served as a catalyst in the civil rights movement.
High Point – The Rosetta C. Baldwin Museum celebrates the remarkable contributions of African-Americans to the development of the city of High Point. Visit an 8 ft, bronze statue of great jazz musician and composer, John Coltrane. Drive by Washington Street District which includes his home and the High Point Normal and Industrial Institute (now William Penn) founded by a local Quaker.
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