The Story of SERVICE, Part 3: Music All Over the Ocean

Historian David Cecelski writes about the Beaufort, N.C., menhaden fishing fleet and chanteymen featured in Panel 3 of Colin Quashie’s SERVICE mural. Continue Reading The Story of SERVICE, Part 3: Music All Over the Ocean

UNC Press takes a field trip to see SERVICE

On July 26, a mural named SERVICE was dedicated at UNC’s School of Government in the Knapp-Sanders Building. The mural, depicting a gathering of African-American leaders at the counter of a diner, was painted by Colin Quashie as a creative interpretation of the historical 1960 Greensboro, North Carolina, sit-in. We will be featuring each of… Continue Reading UNC Press takes a field trip to see SERVICE

The Story of SERVICE, Part 1

A mural painted by Colin Quashie is on display at the Knapp-Sanders Building on UNC’s campus and was officially dedicated in a ceremony on July 26. The mural, called SERVICE, shows a gathering of influential African Americans from throughout North Carolina’s history at the counter of a diner. From the School of Government’s website: A… Continue Reading The Story of SERVICE, Part 1