Joe Trotter to deliver the 2021 Diaspora Lecture

Joe W. Trotter, Jr. will deliver the 2021 Diaspora Lecture on Thursday, February 4 at 3:30pm EST via Zoom. He will discuss his latest publication Workers on Arrival: Black Labor and the Making of America. Dr. Trotter is the Giant Eagle Professor of History and Social Justice and Founder and Director of the Center for Africanamerican […]

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Deborah Willis to deliver the 2020 Stone Lecture

On October 14 at 6:30pm, award-winning artist, author, and educator Deborah Willis will deliver the virtual 2020 Sonja Haynes Stone Memorial Lecture, titled Reflections on the Power of a Single Image. Willis’s talk will consider how images of black social protests are fixed in our popular imagination through the photograph. Beginning in 1840, identity, race […]

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Apply for the Spring 2021 Sean Douglas Leadership Fellowship

Stone Center is accepting applications for Sean Douglas Leadership Fellowship for Spring 2021    The Sean Douglas Leadership Fellowship Program provides an opportunity for undergraduate students to gain practical experience planning and managing arts, cultural, and academic programs by serving as an intern at the Stone Center. The intern will work closely with the director and […]

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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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