Cinco de Mayo is more than a day to party, it’s a time to celebrate the culture and history of Mexico.
Two exhibits at Charlotte Mecklenburg Library branches explore the Middle Passage and the post-Civil War life for African-Americans.
CultureGrams provides brief reports on each country, discussing land, history, people, customs, lifestyle, society, and government. This resource also has a separate section for kids, reports on the U.S. states, and Canadian provinces. Includes maps, statistics, photographs, biographical information, and a few representative recipes.
Charlotte Mecklenburg Library has partnered with The Confucius Institute at UNC-Charlotte to bring a Chinese cultural experience to you.
This emotionally moving exhibit explores how Africans were brought to the Americas, enduring the inhumanity of the Middle Passage, and honors their courageous determination.
Scholastic GO! contains more than 115,000 articles covering every core-curriculum subject. The articles and their illustrations are derived from the content of seven Scholastic encyclopedia databases: Encyclopedia Americana, Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia, The New Book of Knowledge, America the Beautiful, Lands and Peoples, Amazing Animals of the World, and The New Book of Popular Science.
NCpedia is an online encyclopedia that highlights North Carolina's unique resources, people, and culture to enrich, educate, and inform.