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Black History Month: The Story Behind the Wilmington Ten

Amanda Fitzpatrick sat down with author and activist Larry Thomas to talk about the Wilmington 10 and their impact on the community.

Bellamy Mansion Museum hosts lecture on Wilmington 10

Wilmington's Bellamy Mansion Museum is hosting a lecture Thursday on the Wilmington Ten.  It will feature Historian Dr. Kenneth Janken of UNC-Chapel Hill who has written a book about the notorious time in Wilmington's history.

CFCC group hosts screening of “Wilmington 10 – Pardons of Innocence”

The screening was hosted by the Nixon Minority Male Leaders Center at CFCC.

NC Appeals Court denies payments to dead Wilmington 10 members’ families

The North Carolina Court of Appeals has ruled families of dead members of the Wilmington 10 are not eligible for payments from the state since the group's members received a pardon of innocence.

Wilmington 10 documentary makes world premier

video The two-hour film produced by Wilmington Journal reporter Cash Michaels documents the history behind Wilmington's infamous civil rights-era prosecution. Pictures, articles and interviews tell the story of the ten people accused and convicted of firebombing a Wilmington grocery store in 1971.

Family of late Wilmington 10 members seek NC money

videoThe families of late members of the wrongly convicted group known as the Wilmington 10 say they should be treated like the surviving members and receive payments from North Carolina because their relatives were imprisoned in the 1970s.

Wilmington 10 exhibit showcases student works

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.

Hundreds celebrate a historic day for the Wilmington 10

video This weekend, hundreds of people filled the United Church of Christ, a historic location for Wilmington 10 members. The surviving members, families of deceased members of the Wilmington 10, along with supporters across the state celebrated a victory over what they say was a racially charged and wrongful conviction.

Wilmington 10 members to get pardon certificates Saturday

video An ecumenical service this weekend will celebrate the pardoning of the Wilmington 10. The service is set for 2 p.m. Saturday at Gregory Congregational Church on Nun Street in Wilmington.

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