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On October 9, 2018, the principals and administrators of the Chapel Hill Carrboro City Schools visited the Jackson Center to learn more about our educational workshops on local civil rights history. They were introduced to our Freedom Walk workshop, starting … Continued

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The Power of a Story, Part II “Mama Kat” By Andrea Wuerth, Reposted from April 10, 2017 The best way to sense the power of a story is to hear the reactions of those who have the privilege of hearing … Continued

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yearningforunity: Fall 1955  (From Left) Leroy Frasier, John Lewis Brandon and Ralph Frasier, the first black undergraduates admitted to the UNC. They were denied access to the swimming pool and only allowed to sit in the end zone seats at football … Continued

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ladyfresh: “The Black Students Who Wouldn’t Leave the Lunch Counter The civil rights era began on February 1, 1960. And one of the four men who started it was Franklin McCain, who died Thursday at the age of 72.” “What … Continued

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Turn up turn up turn up !! It’s almost Thanksgiving everyone! I hope y’all are already to stuff your faces! We had a great turn out of volunteers helping repair a home in Northside of lifetime residents. Pictured here are … Continued

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yearningforunity: “Do Not Buy Where You Will Not Be Hired” Floyd McKissick Papers (4930), Southern Historical Collection, Wilson Library, UNC Chapel Hill. This photograph was found in the black attorney’s papers, Floyd McKissick. The actual date of the photograph is … Continued