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“African American Education: A Legacy of Endurance and Perseverance Despite the Odds,” a presentation by Dr. Sean Colbert-Lewis

February 22, 2021 @ 7:00 pm 8:00 pm

February is Black History Month, and the Wake Forest Historical Museum is partnering with the Wake Forest Historic Preservation Commission to offer a series of virtual presentations on African American history in our community and state on February 1 at 6 pm and February 8 and 22 at 7 pm. There is no cost to participate, but registration is encouraged.

The February 22 webinar will Dr. Sean Colbert-Lewis Associate Professor of History and Director of Teacher Education for the History Department, NC Central University who will discuss the history of African American education.


This event is free and open to the public. Participants can join online or by phone. There is no cost. Please register at the link below. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. Additional information can also be found on the Town of Wake Forest website.

To view Wake Forest’s full array of Black History Month events and activities, including our Black History Month Honor Roll and “Art That Reflects,” visit wakeforestnc.gov and search “Celebrate Black History.”