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Today, we recognize our Black History Month honoree, Dr. Goldie Byrd, professor of public health sciences and director of the Maya Angelou Center for Health Equity at Wake Forest Baptist Health School of Medicine in Winston Salem. The North Carolina Education Lottery is proud to honor educators in our community with “I Am Carolina’s Black […]

Today, we recognize our Black History Month honoree Dawna Jones, Assistant Dean of Students and the Chair of the Carolina Black Caucus at UNC Chapel Hill. The North Carolina Education Lottery is proud to honor educators in our community with “I Am Carolina’s Black History.” The North Carolina Education Lottery, over 6.24 billion dollars for […]

Since February 1st, 2019 the Black culture was all Issa Rae , “Rooting For Everybody Black”, we thought. Looks like by default , we get to start over. Every week , we are just shaking our heads at the disappointments. Quick to cancel our fellow Black folks, when they do something wrong. We have some major […]

Today, we recognize our Black History Month honoree, Coach Kenneth Blocker, head football coach at Enloe Magnet School in Raleigh. The North Carolina Education Lottery is proud to honor educators in our community with “I Am Carolina’s Black History.” The North Carolina Education Lottery, over 6.24 billion dollars for education.  

Harryette Mullen was born in Florence, Alabama on July 1, 1953. During Mullen’s time growing up in Texas; her love for writing began. “I’ve loved to write from childhood. I wrote to entertain my family, my friends, and myself,” she said in an interview. Before she graduated from school, Harryette published her first book, Tree […]

Today, we recognize our Black History Month honoree, Captain Petula Sellars, the first black female captain at the High Point Police Department. The North Carolina Education Lottery is proud to honor educators in our community with “I Am Carolina’s Black History.” The North Carolina Education Lottery, over 6.24 billion dollars for education.

Lorraine Hansberry, born May 19, 1930 in Chicago, Illinois. Hansberry and her family very hard working, fought discrimination to move into a white neighborhood. She took on her experience and put into her writing. Hansberry became the first Black female author to have her play performed on Broadway. Best known for her play, A Raisin […]

Today, we recognize our Black History Month honoree, Michelle Ellis, science teacher at Hunter Huss High School in Gastonia and Burroughs Wellcome Fund CASMT Awardee and EDNC Ambassador. The North Carolina Education Lottery is proud to honor educators in our community with “I Am Carolina’s Black History.” The North Carolina Education Lottery, over 6.24 billion […]

Lorde supported herself while attending Hunter College. Graduating in 1959 she pursed her Master’s in Library Science at Columbia University. From a Land Where Other People Live, was her third volume of poetry that got her nominated for a National Book Award. Being a Black lesbian in the 50’s, her work was the voice to the […]

Today, we recognize our Black History Month honoree, Kevin Poirier, multi-classroom leader at West Charlotte High School in Charlotte. The North Carolina Education Lottery is proud to honor educators in our community with “I Am Carolina’s Black History.” The North Carolina Education Lottery, over 6.24 billion dollars for education.

Today, we recognize our Black History Month honoree, LeVon Barnes, founder of Young Male Achievers at the School for Creative Studies in Durham. The North Carolina Education Lottery is proud to honor educators in our community with “I Am Carolina’s Black History.” The North Carolina Education Lottery, over 6.24 billion dollars for education.

Today, we recognize our Black History Month honoree, Tomika Altman-Lewis, Math and Science Specialist and Interventionist at Seawell Elementary School in Chapel Hill and a recipient of the Burroughs Wellcome Fund Career Award for Math And Science Teachers. The North Carolina Education Lottery is proud to honor educators in our community with “I Am Carolina’s Black […]