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Black History: Civil War Spy–Abraham Galloway–A Black Man

The story of Abraham Galloway is fascinating–not only was he a spy for the North during the Civil War, but he became one of North Carolinas’ first Black state senators.

02/13/2014

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‘I Am A Black Male In America:’ How Do I Define Being Black

To fully explore the concept of what it means to be black, I gathered a handful of black males from in and around the Charlotte area to see what factors are indicative of their experience of being a man of African descent in America.

02/10/2014

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Why Everyone Should See ‘The Mountaintop’

A theatrical triumph penned by Katori Hall and directed by Lou Bellamy, this powerful production explores the life of Dr. King from a vantage point that many have overlooked.

02/05/2014

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History: The First Black Man Is Inducted Into Basketball’s Hall Of Fame

No It wasn’t local hero James Worthy or these other giants of the game. You may not realize it, but it took decades before a black man was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame–do you know who was first and when it happened?

V 101.9–02/05/2014

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Black History Month: V101.9 Honors Prince

V101.9 continues our salute to some of the greatest musical artists of our time as Black History Month continues.

02/11/2013

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Best Ways To Celebrate Black History Month 2013 In Charlotte

Charlotte has a long and distinguished history of African American accomplishments in many areas of civic life, from business and finance to government and religion. February is celebrated as Black History Month with many special events.

02/06/2013

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Black History Month Checkpoints To Visit In North Carolina!

While the spotlight is trained on Black History Month, plan a visit to one of these intriguing North Carolina sites that reflect African American history and heritage.

02/05/2013

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Black History Month: V101.9 Honors Earth, Wind & Fire

February is Black History Month and Charlotte’s Best Variety of Hits and ‘Ol School V101.9 will be honoring some of the greatest musical artists in history.

02/04/2013

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Black History: So–How Did Black History Month Begin?

A great African American scholar, Dr.Carter G.Woodson noted at the turn of the century that America’s history books did not give an accurate account or portrayal of the impact Blacks have had on this country

V 101.9–02/04/2013

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Johnson C. Smith University Remembers Black History Month

February is Black History Month. For the next 28 days take time to remember those that have died, sacrificed, and bleed for our modern day freedoms.

01/31/2013

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