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Old Salem is continuing the conversation

    Old Salem is continuing the conversation

The last in a three part series on Old Salem’s Hidden Town Project, which explores the lives of enslaved African Americans in Salem.

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Slaves and freemen lived in shadows of Salem

    Slaves and freemen lived in shadows of Salem

It is impossible to tell the Salem’s story without the narratives of enslaved blacks and freemen like Peter Oliver, Johann Samuel and countless others.

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Old Salem’s enslaved and free Africans come to light

    Old Salem’s enslaved  and free Africans come to light

The first in a three part series on Old Salem’s Hidden Town project that exposes the history of enslaved African Americans in the town of Salem.

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WSSU’s Burke Singers, vocalist provide songs of peace and justice

    WSSU’s Burke Singers, vocalist provide songs of peace and justice

Photo by Donna Rogers The Burke Singers and their founder, Maestra D’Walla Simmons-Burke, show the audience how to keep the beat while singing “Free, Free, Free/Which Way Did Mary Run?”

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Historic enslaved potter Peter Oliver of Old Salem has an enduring legacy

    Historic enslaved potter Peter Oliver of Old Salem has an enduring legacy

Peter Oliver’s dramatic story of being a local Moravian slave who learned pottery and purchased his own freedom is still

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Editorial: Nation of Immigrants

    Editorial: Nation of Immigrants

(pictured above:  New citizens take part in the local naturalization ceremony on July 4.) Old Salem’s Independence Day naturalization ceremony

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New Americans

    New Americans

Old Salem hosts Fourth of July nationalization ceremony (pictured above:  The new citizens take their oath on July 4th.) Old Salem

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Shaping Leaders of Tomorrow

    Shaping Leaders of Tomorrow

Jaycees hosts youth conference at WSSU Students focused on becoming better leaders in their schools and communities learned tools to

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God’s Acre Easter service is a sight to see

    God’s Acre Easter service is a sight to see

The longest running Easter sunrise service in the nation will greet the dawn with brass bands, songs and prayer on

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Local celebs taking part in unique show

    Local celebs taking part in unique show

(pictured above: Restaurateurs Stephanie Tyson and Vivian Joyner will take part.) No Rules Theatre Co. (NRTC), which is partly based in

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