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Discusses topics such as the 1947 Local 22 Tobacco Worker's Union Strike, notable figures in Winston Salem's Black community, Joe Bradshaw's African American History Collection, the relationship between the Moravian Church and slavery, and major events in Winston Salem's history. A timeline of Black history is included that provides information about major occurences from 1763 to 1986, including the founding of Slater Industrial Academy (now Winston-Salem State University), development of the "Safe Bus Co., which was the only black-owned transportation company in the world," and the election of the first Black county commissioner, Mazie S. Woodruff.

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