Through the Works of Eleanora E. Tate

Join us for a series of programs focusing on her memorable and uplifting works that capture the nuances of African American heritage, history and culture. Award-winning author Eleanora E. Tate will be the featured speaker at each event.

 Eleanora Tate

Sat., Nov. 7. from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Celeste’s Harlem Renaissance Walking Tour

Provided by Capital City Tours, the tour will focus on existing Black-owned buildings and locations where other Black-owned businesses existed. Contact Capital City Tours for details.


Sat., Nov. 7, from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m.
Harking Back to Hargett Street
Olivia Raney Local History Library 

Dr. Pauletta Bracy and Eleanora E. Tate will discuss Celeste’s Harlem Renaissance.


Sat., Nov. 21, from 2 to 4 p.m.
Celebrating Culture, Storytelling and Performance
Richard B. Harrison Community Library

Professor Alan Bailey and Eleanora E. Tate will discuss the books The Secret of Gumbo Grove and Thank You Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Performances will include readers theater and storytelling.


Sun., Dec. 6, from 2 to 4 p.m.
Movie Screening & Discussion: Just an Overnight Guest
North Carolina Museum of History

Dr. Nancy Tolson and Eleanora E. Tate will discuss the film, Just an Overnight Guest, an award-winning TV film based on the acclaimed novel of the same name.




This project is made possible by funding from the North Carolina Humanities Council, a statewide nonprofit and affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

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