Welcome to the African American Cultural Center at NC State

The African American Cultural Center promotes awareness of and appreciation for African American and other African descent experiences through activities and events that enhance academic excellence and strengthen cultural competence for the campus and surrounding communities.

Located on NC State’s campus in the only building named for an African American, the Cultural Center has been a presence on campus since its formation. We welcome you to attend our programs and events, as highlighted below, and to visit the Art Gallery and Library in Witherspoon Center!

January 12: Dr. Melissa Harris-Perry to Speak at NC State

The African American Cultural Center is excited to announce that the 2015 Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration speaker will be Dr. Melissa V. Harris-Perry. The MLK Commemoration will be held on Monday, January 12, 2015 at 6:00 p.m. in the Talley Student Union... read more

January 12: NC State MLK Campus Commemoration

On Monday, January 12, 2015 at 6:00 p.m., the African American Cultural Center commemorates Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. We have a very special guest speaker planned for this year’s celebration, Dr. Melissa Harris-Perry. Join us in State Ballroom in the Talley... read more

“Any City, AMERICA” Art Gallery Exhibition

Please join the African American Cultural Center for its fall gallery opening of an exhibition of recent works by J. Stacy Utley. The African American Cultural Center will host a gallery opening in the second floor Art Gallery in Witherspoon Student Center on Monday,... read more

2015 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Campus Commemoration

Brown v. Board of Education 60th Anniversary Panel

Harambee 2014 Beginning of Year Celebration