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Black Communities: A Conference for Collaboration 2019

Black Communities: A Conference For Collaboration, (Twitter: @BlkCommunities), is a vibrant and uniquely important gathering featuring oral presentations, panel discussions, local tours, film screenings, workshops, keynotes, and more. Our core mission is to foster collaboration among Black communities and universities for the purpose of safeguarding and enhancing the life of these communities in the U.S, and internationally.

The conference is hosted by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s NCGrowth, Institute of African American Research, the Southern Historical CollectionCenter for the Study of the American South, as well as NCCU Research Compliance & Technology Transfer and the Hayti Heritage Center, and will be held September 9 – 11, 2019 at the Carolina Theatre in Durham NC.

Registration is required. Early Bird rates are $50 for community and students, $75 for Contingent Faculty, $100 for Tenured Faculty/Other.  After April 1st, the rates will increase. Register at

Visit the conference web site to submit a proposal or to register.  You can also view highlights from the 2018 Black Communities Conference.

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