ROANOKE, Va. – A Roanoke library has a unique exhibit in honor of Black History Month.
It’s called “Next of Kin” and features photos of local interconnected families of color from 1850-1975.
There are also newspaper articles and historical documents associated with the families.
The exhibit will be up all month at the library’s Gainsboro branch.
A lecture about the families is scheduled for 3 p.m. Feb. 22.