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“….Muslims arrived here before the founding of the United States — not just a few, but thousands. “They have been largely overlooked because they were not free to practice their faith [and] to leave records of their beliefs. They left just enough to confirm that Islam in America is not an immigrant religion lately making […]

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— What was his great-great-great grandfather thinking? — A play about Harriet Jacobs, a film about Carl Sandburg. — Death noted: Clyde King, whose long baseball career began with an overnight transformation from Tar Heel to Brooklyn Dodger. — Roadside marker in Fayetteville is state’s first to  recognize a Muslim. — Lost Colony researcher‘s  “two […]

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Thanks to Michael Hill for this list of state highway historical markers approved by the advisory committee May 25: — Pea Island Lifesavers. Only U.S. Lifesaving Station manned by black crew. Led by Richard Etheridge, 1879-1899. — George H. White, 1852-1918. Represented the state’s “Black Second” district, U.S. House, 1897-1901. Last black Southerner in Congress […]

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