Greensboro Events

All events below will be livestreamed, courtesy of Repairers of The Breach, here.

While this series of commemoration and movement-building programs will take place around the country and also online through social media platforms and a robust website, the focal point will be the weekend of November 1-3, 2019 in Greensboro, NC, including:

Friday, Friday, November 1, 2019, 6 pm: Community Reading of Emily Mann’s play Greensboro: A Requiem in the Auditorium of the Academic Classroom Building at North Carolina A&T State University. (Building located at 126 N. Obermeyer St.) The community reading will be followed by an Intergenerational Dialogue moderated by Dr. Arwin Smallwood. Other participants will include Emily Mann, Nelson Johnson, Floris Cauce Weston and Jovan Harston.  Reserve your tickets for this event here. (Please see a list of readers bios here.)

Saturday, November 2, 2019, 10 am to 4 pm, Educational and Movement-Building Panels and Workshops, 10 am – 4 pm, at Pfeiffer Chapel (located at 498 Bennett St.) and Black Hall on the campus of Bennett College for Women. Plus a special musical tribute by the Fruit of Labor singing ensemble! Click here to see more information about the conference. Reserve your ticket for this event here.

Saturday, November 2, 2019, 7 pm, Dance and Musical Production, “JoyUSJustUS,” by ContraTiempo, a multilingual, urban-based dance company employing Salsa and Afro-Cuban rhythms, Hip-Hop and more, in Harrison Auditorium (1009 Bluford St) on the A&T State University campus.‘‘JoyUS justUS is a coming back to the essence of what makes dance powerful,” Contratiempo founder Ana Maria Alvarez told the LA Times. “What allows us to build the world that’s more just is our capacity to come together and be connected and see ourselves in one another.” (See posters for this event here.) Reserve your ticket for this event here.

Sunday, November 3, 2019, 10 am, Memorial Church Service at Faith Community Church, 147 Arlington St.

Sunday, November 3, 2019, 3:30 pm, Interfaith Worship Service on the Role of Church Communities in Today’s Quest for Economic, Racial, Environmental and Social Transformation, featuring Rev. J. Herbert Nelson, formerly of Greensboro and now Clerk of the Presbyterian Church (USA), at Shiloh Baptist Church, 1210 S. Eugene St. Reception follows.