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Black History Month

Historic homes help mark Black History Month in Wilmington

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videoIt's Black History Month, and the Historic Wilmington Foundation celebrated by marking two historic homes important to the city's African-American history. Full story...
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Big names at 18th Annual Black History Month Celebration

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videoBlack history month has begun, and so have the celebrations. Representative Mike McIntyre joined representative Donna Edwards and local leaders for a day of prayer and empowerment at the 18th Annual Black History Month Celebration in Whiteville. Full story...
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Wilmington 10 exhibit showcases student works

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videoWith the start of black history month, students at UNCW are remembering a major event in Wilmington’s history. Imaging Justice: The "Wilmington 10" Story Exhibit features works submitted by students and community members. Full story...
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McIntyre, Fudge celebrate black history month

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videoA congressman and the leader of the black caucus came together Sunday for the 17th annual black history month commemoration. Full story...
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NC school system calls Black History Month letter 'poorly worded'

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Union County Schools officials acknowledge that a letter asking elementary school students to dress in "African American attire" to celebrate Black History Month was poorly worded, but had good intentions. Full story...
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North Carolina to honor Tuskegee Airmen at Capitol

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The state of North Carolina is planning a tribute to the Tuskegee Airmen at the State Capitol. Full story...
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First black joins NC's Sons of American Revolution

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A chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution in North Carolina is inducting its first black member, a firefighter who only recently learned his ancestor was freed from slavery after fighting for American independence. Full story...
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Congressmen kick off Black History Month

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video Two United States Congressmen were in Wilmington Sunday for a celebration to kick off Black History Month. North Carolina Rep. Mike McIntyre and Texas Rep. Al Green were joined by hundreds of local residents and political figures at Wilmington City Hall for the 16th annual commemoration. Full story...
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Onslow County to unveil black history trail

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Onslow County is planning to tell the story of the area's black residents, from segregated beaches to the Marine Corps. Full story...
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Civil rights icon key speaker at Black History Month celebration

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video On Tuesday, Americans will start celebrating Black History Month, but on Sunday, the fifteenth annual North Carolina Black History Month celebration jump started the month. John Lewis, the special guest at the event, is often referred to as "one of the most courageous persons in the Civil Rights Movement ever produced." Lewis represents Georgia's 5th Congressional district. Full story...
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