AFRICAN AMERICAN CULTURAL CENTER
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.
The African American Music Trails of Eastern North Carolina will be on display from February 1, 2017-March 4th, 2017.
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 9:00am-2:00pm Read more
BUS TRIP NMAAHC
The AACC is sponsoring a trip to the National Museum of African American History & Culture on Sunday, March 5th. Sign up here!
TOWN HALL FIGHT FOR BLACK GIRLS!
Join the fight to empower Black girls in Wake County at this Town Hall in partnership with the Fannie Lou Hamer Institute of Advocacy & Social Action, Saturday, January 28th, 2017 10am-noon in Witherspoon 356.
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.