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Poet: The Remarkable Story of George Moses Horton (Book Launch with Author and Illustrator Don Tate)


Location: Wilson Library, Louis Round

Contact: Liza Terll

Description: Book launch for adults and children. 5 p.m. Cookies and lemonade. 5:30 p.m. Program. Poet tells the story of enslaved Chatham County poet George Moses Horton, who taught himself to read, wrote poems for UNC students, and was the first African American to publish a book in the South. Horton materials from the Wilson Library […]

Music on the Porch: Lakota John & Kin


Location: Love House & Hutchins Forum

Contact: Center for the Study of the American South

Description: Join us at the Love House for an evening of blues music! A proud Lumbee and Oglala Nation family of talented musicians, Lakota John & Kin are based out of Robeson County, North Carolina. At 18 years old, Lakota John is a master guitarist with a voice that sounds beyond his years. He grew up listening […]

Diaspora Festival Film Screening: Little White Lie


Location: Stone Center for Black Culture and History

Cost: Free

Contact: Stone Center for Black Culture and History

Description: Little White Lie [Dir: Lacey Schwartz, James Adolphus/Documentary/USA/English/65 minutes /2014] Little White Lie tells Lacey Schwartz’s story of growing up in a typical upper-middle-class Jewish household in Woodstock, NY, with loving parents and a strong sense of her Jewish identity — despite the open questions from those around her about how a white girl could […]

Philosophy in 15 Minutes


Location: Gerrard Hall

Cost: Free

Contact: UNC Philosophy

Description: Join us at Gerrard Hall for an evening of food, drink, and philosophy! Professors Jim Lesher, Gillian Russell, and Russ Shafer-Landau will each present a short, fifteen minute talk that you won’t want to miss! This event is free and open to all students.