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New student-led initiative to spearhead fundraising efforts

The Sonja Hayes Stone Center has long provided a space for Black-identifying students and the UNC community to celebrate Black culture. Following in the building’s spirit of being fully donor funded, the Stone Center Space Initiative (SCSI) is a student-run, student-led initiative created for Black-identifying students and Black organizations to connect, collaborate, and celebrate blackness […]

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Angela Chin named 2021 Charles B. Rangel Fellow

The Ralph J. Bunche International Affairs Center at Howard University has announced that Angela Chin was awarded a 2021 Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Fellowship following a highly competitive nationwide selection process. The Rangel Fellowship, funded by the U.S. Department of State and administered by Howard University, supports extraordinary individuals who want to pursue a […]

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GiveUNC 2021

What difference can one day make?  GiveUNC is Tuesday, March 30. GiveUNC is Carolina’s university-wide day of giving—a day when alumni, friends, faculty/staff and other Carolina supporters come together to support the causes they care about most. Please consider making a gift to the Stone Center; your donations will help fund fellowships, exhibitions, and other […]

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A Statement from the Stone Center

The Sonya Haynes Stone Center for Black Culture and History

A Message from the Stone Center “…the oppressed are by their nature…forever in ferment and agitation against their condition and what they understand to be their oppressors. If not by overt rebellion or revolution, then in the thousand and one ways they will devise, with and without consciousness, to alter their condition.” Lorraine Hansberry   […]

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Coronavirus Updates

The Sonja Haynes Stone Center is closely monitoring the spread of the coronavirus, also known as COVID-19. We will be updating our website regularly with information. The Stone Center, including the Robert and Sallie Brown Gallery and Museum will be closed. At this time, all spring events are canceled. The Stone Center Library is closed […]

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2020 Fellowship Applications are now open

We are now accepting applications for the 2020 Sean Douglas Leadership Fellows Program (SDLF) and the 2020 Undergraduate International Studies Fellowship The Stone Center is currently accepting applications for two fellowship opportunities: 2020 Undergraduate International Studies Fellowship: The Undergraduate International Studies Fellowship (UISF) supports international study for two undergraduates of color or other students who, […]

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Statement from the Stone Center on the SCV Settlement

The Sonja Haynes Stone Center for Black Culture and History (Stone Center) joins with our colleagues, the immediate community, and all people of conscience throughout the State of North Carolina in expressing our opposition to the University’s November 2019 settlement brokered with the North Carolina Sons of Confederate Veterans (NC-SCV). The NC-SCV has, through this […]

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Become a Communiversity Youth Program Volunteer!

Communiversity Youth Programs (CYP) is looking for volunteers for the 2019-2020 school year. Volunteers will work in partnership with the Sonja Haynes Stone Center for Black Culture and History and will serve as tutors and assistants of cultural enrichment activities for children in grades K-8 at University United Methodist Church, located at 150 E. Franklin […]

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