The Harvey B. Gantt Center nearly tripled its membership in the last year to exceed its goal of signing up 1,974 members. The center’s success earned it a $100,000 challenge grant from Duke Energy. “This challenge grant was designed to create excitement for African-American art and to fuel membership growth and community awareness of the […]

A new provocative curated exhibit at the Harvey B. Gantt Center examines the impact of colonialism on social attitudes that define and often stereotype black culture in America. Rehema Barber, of Chicago, curated Venturing Out of the Darkness opened Saturday. She hopes the exhibition will start a dialogue about black culture today. The pieces she […]

Congratulations to this year’s Gantt Center Jazzy Holiday Luncheon award recipients: Compass Group, philanthropists Sally & Russell Robinson and Sign of The Times’ Tyrone Jefferson.…

Bernard and Shirley Kinsey are on a mission to re-educate Americans about American history.  The Kinseys aren’t interested in the American history taught in school or the black history taught in February. In the last 46 years, the Kinseys have amassed a collection of artifacts, literature and art that chronicles the African American experience dating […]