Celebrate Black History Month
History Lunch Break – More Than Just a Home James Baldwin. James Brown. Satchel Paige. These are
just a few of the notable Black travelers to stay at Greensboro’s Historic Magnolia House. But the Green Book hotel was also home to the Gist family for decades. Dr. Torren Gatson and Liz Torres Melendez from UNCG’s Museum Studies program join us talk about a new exhibit now on view at the Magnolia House. Participate virtually in Greensboro History Museum’s free program on Friday, February 12, noon -12:30 p.m. Go to: https://tinyurl.com/6jg4wqti In Dialogue: Social Smithsonian Objects & Social Justice – Race and Medicine. Discuss medical racism and how trust in medicine is both built and broken.
Register with the National Museum of African American History & Culture https://nmaahc.si.edu/ on Thursday, February 11, from 5-6 p.m. to learn about medical racism and how trust in medicine is both built and broken. Together with co-hosts from the National Museum of African American History and Culture, the museum will use a portrait of Dr. Charles Drew and instruments used by Dr. William Montague Cobb to explore how these two pioneering African American doctors used science to combat racism.
The Zoom link will be emailed to registered participants via Eventbrite 24–48 hours in advance of the program. Each participant must register separately. This event is free, but available only to registrants. Please register ASAP at: https://tinyurl.com/2e4yzuyx