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13th Amendment, which freed slaves, is recognized

    13th Amendment, which freed slaves, is recognized

President Barack Obama speaks. By Janelle Berry Howard University News Service WASHINGTON – Ask Americans what the Emancipation Proclamation is and most who know of President Abraham Lincoln’s executive order

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Dykes to address Emancipation program

    Dykes to address Emancipation program

Rev. Omar. Dykes Pasto,r at St. John’s C.M.E. Church Special to The Chronicle Rev. Omar Dykes, pastor of St. John’s C.M.E. Church, located at 350 NW Crawford Place, will address

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N.C. NAACP begins mobilizing for action in Winston-Salem

    N.C. NAACP begins mobilizing for action in Winston-Salem

In photo above: Bishop Todd Fulton addresses the crowd at St. Philips Moravian Church on May 21. (Photo by Erin Mizelle for the Winston-Salem Chronicle) St. Philips hosts program as

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Education and freedom touted at service

    Education and freedom touted at service

(pictured above:  Larn Dillard presents awards to Keyla Lewis-Fleming and Elizabeth Wheeler (right)) Struggles for freedom – both past and present – were acknowledged Thursday, Jan. 1 during a service at

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Editorial: Origins of Freedom

    Editorial: Origins of Freedom

Independence and Freedom. What’s the difference? Simple – because you are independent, are you free? Are you free to command your

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Self-taught genealogist enjoys the chase

    Self-taught genealogist enjoys the chase

(pictured above:  James Gist poses with some of his research.) City native James Gist is an addict. His vice? Genealogy. “It’s

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Cowan to headline Emancipation Proclamation program

    Cowan to headline Emancipation Proclamation program

Yadkin County native Maurice “Mo” Cowan, who served as a U.S. Senator from Massachusetts, will address a regional conference celebrating

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Nominations sought for Dr. Rodney Unity Award

    Nominations sought for Dr. Rodney Unity Award

The St. Philips Heritage Center at Old Salem Museums & Gardens is seeking nominations for the inaugural award in honor

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