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5 events you should attend this week

‘The Guide for White Women Who Teach Black Boys.’ WFAE Community Conversation with Charlotte’s black leaders. A tribute to black fathers. Plus more.

MONDAY

The Guide for White Women Who Teach Black Boys
West Charlotte High School Auditorium, 2219 Senior Dr.
A public discussion about how we can shift the way black boys are seen and heard inside and outside of the classroom. Sponsored by Walter G. Byers Elementary School and Trinity Episcopal School. More info.

TUESDAY

An Evening with Dan Rather
Belk Theater, 130 North Tryon St.
For more than 50 years, former CBS News anchor and 60 Minutes correspondent Dan Rather has been the embodiment of the intrepid broadcast journalist. Join him as he offers his insight into events now shaping our nation and world. More info.

WEDNESDAY

Charlotte Talks Presents a Public Conversation
McGlohon Theater, 345 N. College Street
At a time when many of the city’s biggest problems center on inequities along racial lines, WFAE’s Charlotte Talks gathers some of the city’s African American leaders to talk about their visions on building an inclusive city. More info.

THURSDAY

African American Heritage Night
Spectrum Center, 333 E. Trade St.
The Charlotte Hornets and the Charlotte Mecklenburg Black Chamber of Commerce invite you to our first annual African American Heritage Night on February 22nd vs the Brooklyn Nets. This night will honor the contributions of local African American leaders and businesses in the community. More info.

FRIDAY

Black Fathers Rock
Pease Auditorium (CPCC), 1206 Elizabeth Avenue
A celebration of America’s unsung heroes, this inaugural event will recognize six of charlottes deserving fathers for their active involvement in their family life as well as their community. More info.

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