Tag Archives: Black History Month

Black History Month Art Contest Winners

Black History Month Art Contest Winners

UScellular announced the three winners of its eighth Annual Black History Month Art Contest with Boys & Girls Clubs of Wayne County. A celebration event was held at the local Goldsboro Club located at 1401 Royall Ave. Public voting for the finalists’ art was available online, and the winning artists were awarded gift cards in…read more »

Mount Olive Hosts Black History Parade On Saturday

Mount Olive Hosts Black History Parade On Saturday

(GDN) — Black History Month comes alive in Mount Olive this weekend.  The Unity Organization holds its 15th Annual Black History Month Parade in Mount Olive this Saturday, February 26th.  The day is for the community to come together and give special recognition while greeting those who live in other states and have returned home…read more »

Commissioners Proclaim Black History Month In Wayne County

Commissioners Proclaim Black History Month In Wayne County

(GDN) – Wayne County is celebrating Black History Month. At its Tuesday, February 1st meeting, the Wayne County Board of Commissioners officially proclaimed February as Black History Month in Wayne County.  Commissioner Antonio Williams read the proclamation. The proclamation states “much of Wayne County’s honor, strength and stature can be attributed to the diversity of…read more »

Museum’s Black History Exhibit Opens Saturday

Museum’s Black History Exhibit Opens Saturday

The Wayne County Museum’s annual Black History exhibit will open on Saturday, February 5. This year the show is entitled “Culture & Community”, and it explores the historic Black neighborhoods of Goldsboro and Mount Olive.  The show will focus on the churches, schools, businesses, and community leaders that made up the heart & soul of…read more »

Voting Begins In UScellular’s Annual Black History Month Art Contest

Voting Begins In UScellular’s Annual Black History Month Art Contest

Voting is now open in UScellular’s Eighth Annual Black History Month Art Contest with Boys & Girls Clubs of Wayne County in Goldsboro. Voting is available online, and the Wayne County community can go here to vote for their favorite piece of original art. This year, UScellular introduced an exciting new element to the contest.…read more »

Black History Month At The Wayne County Public Library

Black History Month At The Wayne County Public Library

The Wayne County Public Library will be celebrating Black History Month this year with a variety of programming throughout February. Library locations may also have additional-in person activities or “take and make” kits. Please call your local branch to find out more! Black History Month with the Winn FamilySteele Memorial Library | February 3 @…read more »

Fremont Elementary Teacher Is A Hero To Museum Educator

Fremont Elementary Teacher Is A Hero To Museum Educator

You may be astonished to know the lives you touch and influence. Pepper Capps Hill is an educator at the Cape Fear Museum in Wilmington. At the start of February, she posted one of her weekly educational videos for children aged 3 – 6 sharing a simple message about racism and the importance of treating everyone…read more »

Museum’s 135th USCT Exhibit Opens This Saturday

Museum’s 135th USCT Exhibit Opens This Saturday

The Wayne County Museum opens its newest exhibit this weekend. In honor of Black History Month, the local museum will showcase the history of the little-known Black soldiers of the Civil War, particularly the 135th United States Colored Troop formed right here in Goldsboro. Jennifer Kuykendall, the Executive Director of the Wayne County Museum, appeared…read more »

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