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Petition aims to change the name of Hugh MacRae Park

Thousands have signed a petition to change the name of Hugh MacRae Park, saying it bears the name of a man with a racist legacy.
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‘What the River Knows’ short film inspired by 1898 massacre

One of the bleakest chapters in Wilmington's history is portrayed in a new film titled "What the River Knows."
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Highway marker to recognize 1898 Wilmington coup

A new highway historical marker will mark a dark period in North Carolina's history that happened right here in Wilmington more than a century ago.
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Community members gather to remember the 1898 Wilmington Massacre

One church in Wilmington held an observance for the 1898 massacre today.
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Black History Month Cape Fear Stories: 1898 riots

For generations, a stain on Wilmington's history was largely ignored, but in recent years this dark time has been brought into the light.
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1898 Massacre Observance event aims to educate

Tomorrow St. Andrews AME Zion Church will be holding a program to remember the 1898 Massacre that happened right here in the Port City.
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‘Wilmington on Fire’ world premiere at Cucalorus

The 21st annual Cucalorus Film Festival starts today and one film making its debut this year is a historical documentary focused right here in Wilmington. 'Wilmington on Fire' will make its world premiere this Saturday afternoon at Thalian Hall.

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