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November 2019

North Carolina Black Business Expo

November 30, 2019
Durham Convention Center, 301 W. Morgan St.
Durham, North Carolina 27701
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Find an inspiring community of entrepreneurs & business owners learning and sharing ways to make their Small Business more efficient, flexible, and profitable. You’ll hear from top Industry Experts, collaborate in business-critical workshops, and exchange valuable information with exhibitors and other business owners. Networking Areas include:– Main Stage Presentations led by TOP Business Experts– Over 25+ Free Business Workshops & Seminars– Speed Networking– Business Card Exchange– Exhibitor Hall filled with Innovative Products & Services that will accelerate your growth.

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December 2019

A Motown Christmas

December 1, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The Carolina Theatre, 309 Morgan St
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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Sale Dates and Times: Public Onsale : Fri, 13 Sep 2019 at 10:00 AM https://www.facebook.com/events/656464481516702/

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Sip ‘n Shop

December 12, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bungalow, 339 W. Main St.
Durham, 27701
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Join Bungalow, Exotique, Letters Bookshop, and Dolly's Vintage for festive beverages and storewide discounts from 5-8 this Thursday! There are some exceptions to those discounts, but mostly ALL INVENTORY will be 20% off at all four stores!! Discounts apply during the event ONLY. The weather forecast is for clear skies so come to Main Street and get that Christmas shopping done!

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January 2020

Kwanzaa Fest 2020

January 1 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Durham Armory, 212 Foster Street
Durham, 27701
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It's the 35th celebration of KwanzaaFest!!! On January 1, 1985, the African American Dance Ensemble (AADE) held our first KwanzaaFest in the city of Durham. Kwanzaa is a celebration for all people, focusing on family, friends, and the fruits of the earth. Celebrated December 26th – January 1st, the name Kwanzaa comes from the Swahili phrase “matunda ya kwanza,” which means “first fruits of the harvest.” Celebrating the holiday season and Durham's diversity, AADE’s annual Kwanzaa celebration is a time…

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Case for Reparations: Conversation with Prof. Sandy Darity & Kristen Mullen

January 15 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
The Carolina Theatre, 309 Morgan St
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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Sandy Darity and Kristen Mullen are co-authors of the forthcoming book, From Here to Equality: Reparations for Black Americans in the Twenty-First Century (UNC Press,2020). They will be discussing their book and making the case for Reparations. William A. (Sandy) Darity, Jr. is a Samuel DuBois Cook Professor of Public Policy, African and African American Studies, and Economics at Duke University. Kristen Mullen is a writer, folklorist consultant, and lecturer on race, art, history, and politics. Sponsored by: End Poverty…

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City-County Martin Luther King, Jr. Observance Program

January 15 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
First Presbyterian Church, 305 East Main Street
Durham, 27701
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Made in Durham Executive Director Casey Steinbacher, will be the keynote speaker. The Durham City-County Mass choir will perform.

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February One: Free Screening (Presented by PNC Bank)

January 29 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Carolina Theatre, 309 Morgan St
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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Ever mindful of North Carolina's vital role in the important lessons and meaningful changes resulting from the American Civil Rights Movement, the Carolina Theatre of Durham will host a free-to-the-public screening of February One: The Story of the Greensboro Four — the stirring documentary about the landmark lunch counter sit-in protest by Ezell Blair, David Richmond, Franklin McCain and Joseph McNeil in 1960 — in the venue's Fletcher Hall on Wednesday, January 29 at 7:30 p.m. A 2003 film by…

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February 2020

Black Business Gala

February 1 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Durham Armory, 212 Foster Street
Durham, 27701
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On February 1, 2020, the Greater Durham Black Chamber of Commerce invites you to join us at our Annual Black Business Gala as we celebrate the outstanding and continuous history of black business achievement in Durham, NC. The Black Business Gala will honor Mary Ann Black and Jim Stewart, two deserving individuals that have made a significant impact as leaders in the business community. You are invited to help us celebrate our honorees for their many contributions.   The GDBCC…

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Preservation Durham People + Place Speaker Series: A Glimpse into the History of College Heights

February 11 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
The Chesterfield, 701 W. Main Street
Durham, 27701
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Join Preservation Durham for the first Speaker Series of the year. The speaker series seeks to connect people with places that creates Durham's cultural heritage. College Heights historians Melva Rigel and Beverly Evans will talk about the 'who's who' of the historic black neighborhood, College Heights. In January 2019 this historic black community was approved to be listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

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Southern Noir Wedding Bridal Experience

February 16 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Durham Convention Center, 301 W. Morgan St.
Durham, North Carolina 27701
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A fun-filled Sunday of bridal inspirations, food, entertainment, fashion and more.

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