Established in 2004, The mission of Charlotte-Mecklenburg Black Heritage Committee (CMBHC) a 501c3 organization, is to facilitate, collaborate, promote, and support the identification, collection, documentation and dissemination of this region’s African American History. 

We seek to preserve and present with honor African American history and culture, with primary focus on the city of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County prior to urban renewal. Our vision is to ensure the preservation and inclusion of African American Heritage and Culture as an integral part of United States and World Heritage.