Tag "Jim Crow"

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 to get a sound education. Educators of the 1960s and

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No Justice, No Peace

    No Justice, No Peace

Equal rights seekers took a page from the past this week when they staged a peaceful “pray-in” at the General Assembly. The group, led by N.C. NAACP President Rev. William

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Union leaders recalled as trailblazers

    Union leaders recalled as trailblazers

A permanent tribute to workers whose strike led to the formation of a landmark union now stands at the corner of Martin Luther King Jr. Drive and Fourth Street. A

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Marker to immortalize Reynolds union

    Marker to immortalize Reynolds union

Twenty years before the now-famous March on Washington, workers in Winston-Salem were fighting for their rights through Local 22 of the Food, Tobacco, Agricultural, and Allied Workers-Congress of Industrial Organizations

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Letter to the Editor

    Letter to the Editor

Harming the Billy Graham Legacy   Below is an excerpt of an open letter by N.C. NAACP President William Barber,

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