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Mar 27 2013

Back by popular demand!

photo of homecoming queen

Mary Evelyn Porterfield became the first African American to be named as NCSU Homecoming Queen in 1970.

Red, White & Black Walking Tour

Thursday, April 11 at 3:00 p.m.
The tour will begin on the quad side of Holladay Hall

Join us to learn about the spaces and places on NC State’s campus that have had significant impact on the lives and experiences of African American students and the larger community. Dr. Walter Jackson, NC State associate professor of history, and Ms. Toni Thorpe, program coordinator at NC State’s African American Cultural Center, will lead the tour. The walking tour will conclude with refreshments and reflection at the Witherspoon Student Center. Please wear comfortable walking shoes.

Free and open to the public. The Red, White & Black Walking Tour is a collaboration between NCSU Libraries and the African American Cultural Center. For more information, please call 919-513-3481 or email marian_fragola@ncsu.edu.