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NC Highway Marker to honor enslaved entrepreneur
Saturday, August 17, 2019
RALEIGH – Born into slavery in Raleigh in 1803, Lunsford Lane worked industriously, started a business, and eventually bought his freedom. He also lectured to abolitionist groups and authored a memoir. The achievements and contributions of Lunsford Lane will be recognized with a N.C. Highway Historical Marker to be dedicated on August 20 at 10 a.m.
 
State Archives collection of black army chaplain
Wednesday, August 14, 2019
RALEIGH – The Military Collection at the State Archives of North Carolina has collected the Elmer P. Gibson Papers. This collection documents the U.S. Army service of pioneering African American chaplain Elmer P. Gibson of Greensboro and Philadelphia. An early trailblazing black Methodist minister in the Philadelphia, Maryland, and Delaware areas
 
Historianís book details the battle of Negro Fort
Friday, August 9, 2019
The Battle of Negro Fort By Matthew J. Clavin NYU Press From Rosewood, Florida, to Greenwood, Oklahoma, American history is replete with stories of communities of free and enslaved black people being terrorized and killed in violent attacks, or rebelling against oppression under the leadership of the likes of Denmark Vesey and Nat Turner. A much more
 

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Clothes Closet

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HBCU Living Legends

Time: 6 p.m. HBCU Living Legends Scholarship

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Students, community celebrate 1 year without ĎSilent Samí

Hundreds of students and community members gathered Tuesday night to celebrate the first