Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx gave a Black History Month presentation at Levine Campus on Wednesday, Feb. 27. A graduate of West Charlotte High School who went on to earn his bachelor’s degree at Davidson College, Mayor Foxx talked about how the civil rights era has affected his own education and development. Following two terms on [...]
“Chatty” Hattie Leeper was the first African American woman on North Carolina’s radio airwaves. She got her start as a deejay on WGIV in the 1950s and went on to become a record producer and even ran her own record label. The CPCC Libraries are honored to have her speak about her life as a [...]
Don’t miss, “A Conversation with the Delany Sisters,” adapted from Emily Mann’s “Having Our Say: The Delany Sisters’ First 100 Years” to celebrate Black History Month at CPCC. The play stars Lillie Ann Oden as Bessie and Corlis A. Hayes as Sadie. Corlis is also the director of the play; musical accompaniment by Larry Fitz, [...]
The Office of Student Life is committed to developing programs and events that celebrate diversity throughout the College! Join us by visiting this year’s “Unsung Heroes of Black History” display, a dedication to those who greatly contributed to the ongoing struggle for justice and equality in the African-American community but are often unappreciated. When: Feb. [...]
Join the Office of Student Life throughout the month of February for events honoring the movements, traditions and legacies of African-Americans. For more information about Black History Month events at your campus and to share your thoughts about black history, please visit the Student Life blog.