Tag "Slavery"

Book provides tales of Black History

    Book provides  tales of Black History

BY TERRI SCHLICHENMEYER  FOR THE CHRONICLE There’s so much you wish you’d kept. Of course, you never thought of that when things were thrown out: your grandmother’s favorite skirt, a

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‘13th’ sparks powerful conversation at WSSU

    ‘13th’ sparks powerful conversation at WSSU

Photo by Tevin Stinson BY TEVIN STINSON  THE CHRONICLE  Technically, slavery in the United States ended well over 100 years ago, but, if you look at the prison population and

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Commentary: Whiteness and the “Other”

    Commentary: Whiteness and the “Other”

Winslow Myers Guest Columnist “If you want to be part of the solution, the road ahead is clear: Recognize you’re the enemy they need; show concern, not contempt, for the

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Free black man masters making furniture during time of slavery

    Free black man masters making furniture during time of slavery

Photo by Eric Blevins Pieces from the Thomas Day Collection in the N.C. Museum of History, Raleigh, are shown. BY JUDIE HOLCOMB-PACK  FOR THE CHRONICLE Slavery was the order of

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Commentary – Stop the trivialization and preservation of slavery and racism

    Commentary – Stop the trivialization and preservation of slavery and racism

File Photo Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. – Guest Columnist As one of the co-founders of the evolving environmental justice

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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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Column: A tale of two cynics: Obama, Harvey share views on slavery

    Column: A tale of two cynics: Obama, Harvey share views on slavery

By Bill Turner, Guest  Columnist President Obama and popular game show host Steve Harvey both spoke briefly, but profoundly, recently about

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Author tells story of her family and black Bethania in new book

    Author tells story of her family and black Bethania in new book

(pictured above:  Photo fromAfrican-American Sons & Daughters of Bethania, N.C. This vintage photo shows students at Cedar Grove School.) Priscilla

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Editorial: Shameful Ad

    Editorial: Shameful Ad

The South African charity Feed a Child chose to highlight child poverty in South Africa by portraying a little Black

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Salem College joins Noonhour tradition

    Salem College joins Noonhour tradition

(pictured above: Head Coach Anita Howard (front row, second from right) and Salem faculty members pose with the Salem College basketball

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