Author and Activist Edwidge Danticat delivers Stone Lecture on September 20th!

Edwidge Danticat, Award-winning author and activist will deliver the 25th Annual Sonja Haynes Stone Memorial Lecture. Danticat is the author of numerous books, including Claire of the Sea Light, a New York Times notable book; Brother, I’m Dying, a National Book Critics Circle Award winner and National Book Award finalist; Breath, Eyes, Memory, an Oprah […]

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Fall 2017 Milestones is here!!

Check out our Fall 2017 Edition of our Milestones Newsletter for  complete listing of our fall programs and information on featured gallery artist Mequitta Ahuja, Diaspora Festival of Black and Independent Film, Spotlight Donors, and this year’s Stone Memorial Lecturer, author Edwidge Danticat! Click the link below to download a pdf version of Milestones: Milestones_NL_Fall2017_web

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Stone Center’s Video Archives

Check us out on Vimeo! Did you miss a “can’t-miss” Stone Center event or lecture? Don’t worry– you can view video from Stone Center lectures, programs and special events on our Vimeo page.   Vimeo is a platform used to upload video content and share it on the internet—via your Vimeo page. You can access the […]

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Fall Art Exhibition opens September 14 featuring the work of artist Mequitta Ahuja!

Meaningful Fiction and the Figurative Tradition: The Work of Mequitta Ahuja opens Stone Center Fall 2017 Gallery Season “My work is a form of tribute, analysis and intervention: tribute, out of sincere admiration for the figurative tradition; analysis, by making something vast comprehensible to both myself and to my viewers and intervention, by positioning a […]

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Communiversity Youth Program celebrates 25th year of continuing service to Chapel Hill and Carrboro Community

The Sonja Haynes Stone Center for Black Culture and History will host the 25th Anniversary Celebration of the Communiversity Youth Program on Friday, April 21, 2017. The celebration will honor the accomplishments of the 2016-2017 Communiversity Youth Program student participants, while also paying tribute to 25 years of improving and protecting the lives of youth […]

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Communiversity Manager Chris Wallace receives University Diversity Award

Chris Wallace, Communiversity Youth Program Manager, was award the Special Recognition award at the 9th Annual University Awards Ceremony.  The University Diversity Award recognizes significant contribution to the enhancement, support and/or furtherance of diversity on the campus and in the community. Chris was recognized for his service to UNC and the greater Chapel Hill community […]

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Lecture and book talk on Great Dismal Swamp delivered by Daniel Sayers on March 30!

American University Professor, Daniel Sayers to deliver Spring 2017 African Diaspora Lecture On Thursday, March 30 at 7pm, Dr. Daniel Swan will deliver the Spring 2017 African Diaspora Lecture. The lecture, also part of the Stone Center’s Writer’s Discussion series, will focus on the subject of Sayer’s book, A Desolate Place for a Defiant People: […]

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