Don’t miss Cary’s annual event celebrating the African-American experience. The 22nd African American Celebration scheduled for March 3-4 will focus on the life and journalism career of Cary citizen Cash Michaels. The event entitled “A Special Tribute to Cash Michaels-Reflections of a Journalist’s Life,” will be held at The Cary Theater in downtown Cary and is sponsored by the Town of Cary and the Ujima Group, Inc.
Events are free but tickets are required. Please reserve separate tickets for each night.
Friday, March 3
6pm Public Reception
7pm “The Role of Journalism in Social Activism”
Join us for a screening of excerpts from the documentary film work of Cash Michaels followed by a panel discussion.
About Cash Michaels
Cash Michaels is an award-winning contributing writer for the Winston-Salem Chronicle, and the Carolina Peacemaker in Greensboro. Michaels also serves as staff writer and award-winning columnist for the Wilmington Journal newspaper in Wilmington, NC and has been a contributing writer to The Amsterdam News in New York. Many of his stories are also carried across the nation via the 200-member National Newspaper Publishers Association.
Mr. Michaels is also a weekly news commentator for 680 WPTF-AM in Raleigh. Since January 2008, Michaels has served as a regular panelist on WRAL-TV’s “NC Spin,” the weekly public affairs program that airs statewide.
Michaels is happily married to his wife of 15 years, Markita, and they have two exceptional daughters, Tiffany and KaLa.