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Teachers, students discuss history of integration in WS/FCS

    Teachers, students discuss history of integration in WS/FCS

Last week, more than 60 years since the landmark decision in Brown v. Board of Education, former educators and students sat down to talk about what life was like following the desegregation of schools here in Winston-Salem and Forsyth County and the current state of public education.

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Editorial: 60 Years After Brown

    Editorial: 60 Years After Brown

Because I was a horribly ill-behaved child, I found myself shipped from San Francisco to Moss Point, Miss. in August 1969.  My mother’s plan was that I’d spend my junior

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Black History Month?

    Black History Month?

Some say annual celebration has become trite (pictured above: Yolanda Bolden at the East Winston Heritage Center.) The black history flood gates opened on Feb. 1 and closes shut again March

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It’s Your Birthday!!!

    It’s Your Birthday!!!

Class of ’71 turns 60 Members of the Atkins High School Class of 1971, the last class to graduate from the historically African American school before integration forced its closure,

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The Greatest Generation

    The Greatest Generation

In Winston-Salem, like in countless cities across the South during the Jim Crow era, black students fought against the odds

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Looking Back

    Looking Back

Residents point to significant local black history events over the last 100 years The city’s four-day Centennial Celebration, which began

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Local residents sign YWCA’s anti-bias pledge

    Local residents sign YWCA’s anti-bias pledge

The Gateway YWCA took a stand against bigotry Friday, joining YW branches across the country. This was the first year

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Eyewitness to History

    Eyewitness to History

When it comes to the integration of the University of Mississippi, Winston-Salem State University Professor Dr. Robert Herring III  is

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