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Black History Month
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 02/18/2009 - 12:28pm.READ MORE:
Each day this month middle school students from around our area have shared with us stories of famous African-Americans as part of Black History Month. But when West Pender Middle School student Fred White was assigned to research the first black astronaut, he wound up with a truly out-of-this-world experience. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 03/04/2008 - 12:03pm.READ MORE:
Black History Month may be over but there are more stories to be told about our area's history and how many people and places made a difference. We look at how two people overcame obstacles to make an impact in the medical field. Full story...
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Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 02/28/2008 - 1:33pm.READ MORE:
It's an organization that serves nearly five million young people across the country. Wednesday the local Boys and Girls Club celebrated the end of Black History Month by looking at where it's been and where it's going. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 02/25/2008 - 6:44pm.READ MORE:
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In the early 1900s a man named Julius Rosenwald helped fund more than 5,000 Black schools in the segregated south. It is becoming a forgotten part of our past. The Historic Wilmington Foundation has named the area's Rosenwald schools as some of the most threatened historic places. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 02/11/2008 - 6:50pm.READ MORE:
Anyone can see Fred Johnson lives his life in another era. He spends his time studying and reliving the Civil War and the contribution African-Americans made while serving. Full story...
Submitted by on Sat, 02/09/2008 - 7:59pm.READ MORE:
They may not be the most well known among many Wilmington residents. But four prominent African Americans have made their mark on the Port City. Literally. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 02/06/2008 - 6:43pm.READ MORE:
In honor of Black History Month the senior editor of Ebony Magazine paid a visit to UNCW Wednesday. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 02/05/2008 - 5:50pm.READ MORE:
One man -- though not exactly a part of black history -- makes it his work to honor those who are. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 02/04/2008 - 7:33pm.READ MORE:
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