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New Hanover school’s slavery role-playing game prompts investigation

A slavery-themed game played at a New Hanover County elementary school during Black History Month has prompted an investigation.

Black History Month: Honoring 89-year-old New Hanover Co. Educator

Amanda Fitzpatrick sits down with Bertha Boykin Todd and discuss her accomplishments in local education.

Black History Month: United States Colored Troops

WWAY's Amanda Fitzpatrick interviewed Sonya Patrick (AmenRa) about her family and learned that she has 4 descendants of the United States Colored Troops.

Black History Month: The history of Williston High School

Amanda Fitzpatrick sat down with Williston Middle School teacher Laura Butler to talk about the history at Williston and how it has impacted our community.

‘Green-Book’ gem keeps history alive

The film, Green Book, took home three Oscar's, Sunday night  including the coveted "Best Picture" category. The movie is named for the traveler's guide necessary for African-American entertainers, motorists and tourists during the Jim Crow era. Five of those locations were in Wilmington.

Pack a Pew Program

Pack a Pew Program 3 PM, February 24, 2019 at Bowens Chapel AME Zion Church, 5826 Carolina Beach Road on the hill across from the...

True To Yourself with actor Boris Kodjoe

The Arts Council presents True To Yourself, a Black History Month Talk Series with Piedmont Natural Gas Join noted actor Boris Kodjoe, starring in ABC’s...

BLACK HISTORY: The history of Freeman Beach

Freeman Beach heir Bill Freeman and his daughter Elise Muhammad stopped by our WWAY studios to talk with Amanda Fitzpatrick about the history of Freeman Beach, now known as Freeman Park. 

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