The Fiesta de la Octava celebrating Mr. de la Resurrección was held at Rancho San Francisco Norlina in North Carolina, where the community of Cherán, Michoacán that lives in this state held for the second consecutive year this celebration that commemorates the resurrection of Jesus Christ. This celebration is one of the most important in Cherán, a town of Purépecha origin located in the state of Michoacán.
Recognizing the power of music, dance, and community as a representation of our culture, our monthly column seeks to investigate the Afro-diasporic roots of the rhythms and dances many of us grew up with, underscoring the experiences of the Black members and participants of the culture. We seek to build an understanding about how Afro-descendant people largely created and sustained these rhythms and dances that have exploded and have been commercialized over time. We aim to highlight the Blackness in the music and dance we love.
Wake County Public Libraries will celebrate Black Brilliance with over a month of free programs focused on Black art, history, creativity and culture. More than 50 Opportunities Featuring author talks, community arts projects, concerts and even a dance party for the whole family, the event will be held at more than 20 locations throughout the county.
RALEIGH — The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is reporting the first pediatric flu-related death for the 2023-2024 flu season. A child in the western part of the state recently died from complications associated with influenza infection. To protect the family’s privacy, additional information will not be released.