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1898 Race Riot

'Reverse the Curse' continues through a candlelight vigil

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videoA week after they marched through the streets following the same path government leaders took during the race riots of 1898, church leaders and members of the community joined together at the Central Missionary Baptist Church in Wilmington. Full story...
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1898 memorial installed today

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videoWilmington's dark history gave way to a bright future today with the erection of the 1898 Race Riot monument. After years of preparation, the memorial finally took shape. Full story...
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1898 Race Riot monument nearing completion

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videoMembers of the 1898 Race Riot Foundation met today at the site of the new monument commemorating the riots. Full story...
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UNCW film students tackle 1898 Race Riots

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videoFilming started this week on a movie called "The Red Cape," which follows the events of the 1898 Race Riots. Full story...
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1898 Race Riot Walk

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videoNovember 10 marks the 109th anniversary of Wilmington's Race Riots. Members of the community took to the streets to retrace those historic steps. Full story...
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Victims' descendants want compensation for 1898 Race Riots

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videoThe state of North Carolina has acknowledged and apologized for the 1898 Race Riots, but is that enough? Some descendants of people who were run out of Wilmington during the riots believe along with the apology there should be monetary compensation. Full story...
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Lawmakers acknowledge, apologize for 1898 Wilmington Race Riots

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Lawmakers in Raleigh are officially acknowledging and apologizing for the 1898 Wilmington Race Riots. But the move stops short of compensating the families of victims. Full story...
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1898 Race Riot memorial plans extended

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The lot at the corner of Third and Davis Streets may not be empty for much longer. Full story...
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