Raleigh’s annual Mayor’s Unity Day takes place Saturday, February 29th, 2020, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Raleigh Convention Center, 500 South Salisbury Street.
This is a free event for the whole family. It’s a celebration of food, history, music, dance and more.
The event is hosted by the Raleigh Human Relations Commission.
Registration begins at 9:30 a.m., and there will be remarks from Mayor Pro-Tem Corey Branch and Saige Martin, City Councilor.
From 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. is the Human Relations Commission Unity Breakfast.
Then, from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. there will be entertainment that celebrates Raleigh’s African American history, including:
- Spoken word
- African drumming
- Cantata of spirituals
- Shaw University gospel choir
- Saint Augustine gospel choir
- NC State University gospel choir
- Southeast Raleigh High School gospel choir
More Black History Month events in the Triangle
Check out our big list of Black History Month events in the Triangle, or look at a few of the upcoming events here: