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On this day in 1915: The N.C. Senate rejects Clarence Poe’s plan for a “Great Rural Civilization.” Fearing that the migration of young people into the already crowded cities was undermining society, Poe — the influential editor of the Progressive Farmer — drafted a plan that strangely foreshadowed Floyd McKissick’s ill-fated Soul City experiment of […]

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