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– At last, Revenge is ours (or not). Including Blackbeard’s artisanal arsenal. – eBay eye-catchers:  a medal of Lost Cause honor and a poster for Louis Armstrong at Carmichael Auditorium. – What exactly is a Confederate monument? And what should Reidsville do with the one that lost its kepied head to a reckless driver?

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A revival of attention to “The Negro Motorist Green Book: An International Travel Guide” (1936-1964) roused my curiosity about what places in North Carolina welcomed black travelers under Jim Crow. It isn’t long, but the list in the 1949 edition includes some evocative names: the Carver, Lincoln and Booker T. Washington hotels; the Friendly City […]

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