Lunch & Learn: African-American History Series

Thursday, June 15, 2017
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Don’t miss the African-American history lunch and learn series featuring four great local speakers over the next four months.

This free lecture series will feature:

June 27 – Marcell Proctor presenting the historical effects of redlining and gentrification on the African Amerian Community in Buncombe County.

July 25 – Dr. Darin Waters presenting the history of African American education in Asheville and WNC

August 23 – County Commissioner Al Whitesides presenting the wage gap and historical wealth disparities in the African American Community.

September 27 – Dr. Sharon West presenting the access and availability of health care for African Americans in Buncombe County.

Come learn more about the history of the African American community in Buncombe County — the challenges, the triumphs and the future of our community.

The lecture series will be held from Noon till 1:30 p.m. on each of the dates listed above at the Stephen’s Lee Community Center (30 George Washington Carver Avenue in Asheville) free of charge with everyone welcome.  Reserve your spot at