NC Democrats are celebrating Black History Month with pride and unity—honoring the resilience and excellence of North Carolina’s Black culture and community. This February, let’s learn and appreciate together.
The 2024 theme for Black History Month is "African Americans and the Arts."
"African American art is infused with African, Caribbean, and the Black American lived experiences. In the fields of visual and performing arts, literature, fashion, folklore, language, film, music, architecture, culinary and other forms of cultural expression, the African American influence has been paramount. African American artists have used art to preserve history and community memory as well as for empowerment. Artistic and cultural movements such as the New Negro, Black Arts, Black Renaissance, hip-hop, and Afrofuturism, have been led by people of African descent and set the standard for popular trends around the world. In 2024, we examine the varied history and life of African American arts and artisans." Read more: The Association for the Study of African American Life and History.