African americans and the arts event attendees

Event Recap: African Americans and the Arts

The City of Raleigh’s Department of Equity and Inclusion proudly presented the Black History Month Celebration: African Americans and the Arts,  on February 23, 2024, at the City of Raleigh Museum. Attendees were immersed in an evening dedicated to honoring the cultural contributions of African Americans.

The free event highlighted the work of local artists who use music, dance, literature, theatre, and other artistic means of expression to highlight the lived experiences of African Americans.

If you weren't able to attend or simply want to relive the event, browse through the images below!

Our MCs for the Night Drelise Johnson (left), Azuriah Massenburg (Center), Charles Craig (Right)

Southeast Raleigh Promise (Vendor) 

DEI Director Dr. A Hamilton opens up with a poem by Maya Angelou

TheGifted Arts performance 

Our guest enjoying the 360 Booth by S3 Rentals

Raleigh Rockers (Performer) 



Department of Equity and Inclusion

Lead Department:
Equity and Inclusion