NC museum holds African-American celebration


RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The N.C. Museum of History is holding its 12th annual celebration honoring the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation.

The African-American Cultural Celebration on Saturday includes more than 75 presenters, some of whom will focus on the proclamation. It opens with songs from a female a capella group, the Winston-Salem State University Burke Singers.

This statewide start to Black History Month in February is one of the museum's largest yearly events.



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