Preserving Our Heritage and  Moving it Forward

2022 CCJC - June 17th, 18th, and 19th - CHECK PERIODICALLY FOR UPDATES




Presenting partner 


Henry Counts

Wake County Genealogy Society



Rev. Robert L Hodges - Ex officio Member

Rep. Abe Jones - Ex officio Member

Sarah A. Moses - Chair & Event Organizer

Anita Pearson - Vice Chair

Earl Ijames

Andre Nabors

Jonathan Olu-Taylor

Joyce Jarrett

Charles Wright

​Troy McNish

​​​​​​Outline of Events

Friday, June 17th

North Carolina Museum of History

5 East Edenton Street, Raleigh, NC 27601

Check periodically for updates

​Saturday, June 18th
The State Capitol

1 E. Edenton Street, Raleigh, NC 27699

Check periodically for updates

Harvey Hill at
Dorothea Dix Park,
 Presenting Sponsor
691 Palmer Drive, Raleigh, NC 27603
1 p m - 6 pm

Bring your lawn chairs and blankets for an
afternoon of musical entertainment, vendors, guest speakers, and more

Performers & Guest Speakers
12:55 pm - Jonathan Olu-Taylor- Djembe Drummer

1:00 - Prayer and Opening Remarks
 Prayer - Rev. Robert L. Hodges
Dorothea Dix Park Representative - Janet Cowell
Mayor Mary-Ann Baldwin

1:20 pm - Negro Spirituals - Ms. Mary D. Williams

1:50 - Guest Speakers
The Occasion - Earl Ijames & Rep. Abe Jones

Director, City of Raleigh Museum - Ernest Dollar

NAACP - Gerald Givens, Jr.

President, M&F Bank - Mr. James Sills 

2:10 pm - R&B Band - Uniquely Different Entertainment

2:40 - Guest Speakers

The Dr. E.  B. Palmer Award - Sponsored by Red Hat

Finding Your Roots - Wake Co. Gen. Society &

Triangle Afro-American Historical Society

Preservation NC

3:00 pm - Blues Band - Constance Prince & the Project

3:30 - Guest Speakers

Representatives for the Ned Hunter Family Reunion

3:45 pm - Violinist - United Strings of Color and the Spoken Word

4:30 - Guest Speakers

Divine 9 - Panhellenic Council

4:50 pm - Jazz Band - The Mac Mclaughlin Group

All Faiths Chapel - Displays & Youth African Dance Groups

1030 Richardson Dr. Raleigh, NC 27603

African Dance Groups

African-American Scientists & Inventors

We Built This - Display of African - American Architects & Builders

African-American Quilters

6:00 pm - Closing - United States Colored Troops Reenactors

Sponsored by the NC African American Heritage Commission

​This is a free, family-oriented event.
Although not required, registering for the event will enable us to

contact you in the event of changes due to inclement weather

Please obey all CDC recommendations for COVID-19 while attending this event

Sunday, June 19th
10:00 am Worship Service at

Historic St. Paul AME Church

402 W. Edenton Street, Raleigh, NC
Live stream @