Event Highlights Legacy, Work of African American Cultural Center | NC State News

African American Cultural Center Director Moses T. Alexander Greene.

It takes some time to explore the African American Cultural Center. Colorful Afrocentric art adorns the gallery walls on the second floor. The library contains more than 7,000 titles by and about people of African descent. On the third floor, a large piece of art featuring historical icons — among them Booker T. Washington, Malcolm X and Sojourner Truth — greets visitors at the double doors. There are offices, meeting rooms, places to study and an open area with sofas and lounge chairs that invites visitors to hang out.

Everything speaks to the center’s purposes. It’s a place to learn about the history and experiences of the African diaspora. It’s a place where black students can be themselves….

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