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Chris McNair, father of 1963 church bombing victim, dies
Tuesday, May 14, 2019
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Chris McNair, the father of one of four young girls killed in the 1963 bombing of a Birmingham church, died Wednesday. He was 93. His family confirmed his death Wednesday in a statement. McNair’s daughter Denise was one of four girls killed when a bomb placed by Ku Klux Klan members ripped through Birmingham’s
First black man to arrive in Canada was not a slave
Wednesday, May 1, 2019
Although much of early North American history involves black men and women who were brought to America as slaves, the first black man in Canada was a free man named Mathieu da Costa. A talented translator who was fluent in six different languages, da Costa made a career as a translator for Europeans on exploratory and trading expeditions to North American

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McDonald’s workers set to strike

DURHAM – Durham McDonald’s workers will strike Thursday, May 23 – the day of

First black official in ACC dies

APEX — Jim Burch was the first black man to officiate a basketball game in the Atlantic

Community runners squat for charity

DURHAM – Eight Triangle-area residents and an estimated 50 virtual participants squared