WELCOME TO THE AFRICAN AMERICAN CULTURAL CENTER

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!

2017 DR KING CAMPUS COMMEMORATION

In honor of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, host and managing editor of TV One’s NewsOne Now, Roland Martin, will address the campus on Monday, January 23rd, 2017 at 3:00pm in the Piedmont-Mountains Ballrooms in Talley Student Union.

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WHAT’S ON THE TABLE

Our weekly living room chat, designed for members of the NC State Community to come together, share perspective, offer support and discuss some of the week’s most pressing issues. Every Friday, from 3:00-4:30pm starting back up January 20th, 2017.

GALLERY EXHIBIT

The African American Music Trails of Eastern North Carolina will be on display from February 1, 2017-March 4th, 2017. Read more

BLACKS IN WAX MUSEUM

The annual Live Blacks in Wax Museum, featuring NC State students portraying significant leaders, educators, entertainers and more from African American history will take place on Saturday, February 18th from 9a-2p

NC State is one of 88 universities to receive a 2014 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine. INSIGHT is the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education.

The HEED award recognizes universities whose diversity and inclusion efforts show a broad understanding of diversity, including gender, race, ethnicity, military service, disabilities, membership in the LGBT community and more.