Black & Blue Tour: A History of African Americans at UNC

Learn about the history of African-Americans at UNC and explore the campus’s historical landmarks in context of the university’s racial history by taking the Black & Blue Tour on Friday, February 24.  Sponsored by the UNC’s Visitors’ Center as part of their spring series of “Priceless Gem” tours relating to UNC history, the tour begins at 2pm at the Unsung Founders Memorial on McCorkle Place.

Eli Merritt (foreground) and unidentified student group, ca. 1886

Eli Merritt (foreground) and unidentified student group, ca. 1886 (North Carolina Collection Photographic Archives.

For more information about the history of African-Americans at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, please check out the following online exhibits:

Slavery and the Making of the University:  http://www.lib.unc.edu/mss/exhibits/slavery/

The Carolina Story:  A Virtual Museum of University History
Slavery and the University: http://museum.unc.edu/exhibits/slavery/
African Americans and Segregation: http://museum.unc.edu/exhibits/segregation/
African Americans and Integration: http://museum.unc.edu/exhibits/integration/
Black Student Movement at Carolina: http://museum.unc.edu/exhibits/black_student_movement/

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