Don't miss this African American History lunch and learn series featuring three great local speakers. 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 evite.com.