As part of the 2023 Emancipation Proclamation Series, the city’s Commission on African American History presents “Black Literary Societies and Education: Past, Present and Future” on Thursday, Feb. 9 at 4 p.m. at Cape Fear Museum’s Williston Room, located at 814 Market Street.
In addition to a panel discussion, attendees will be provided with information about current educational initiatives. Panelists include:
- Ms. Geralyn Love, Student Support Specialist for Communities in Schools of Cape Fear at D.C. Virgo Preparatory Academy
- Ms. Sabrina Hill-Black, Principal of D. C. Virgo Preparatory Academy
- The Honorable Kevin Spears, Wilmington City Councilmember
- Dr. Van Dempsey, Dean of the Watson College of Education at UNCW
- Dr. Charles Foust, Superintendent of New Hanover County Schools