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Archive for July 28th, 2017

This ticket to the Cleveland County Negro Fair, July’s Artifact of the Month, highlights a little known part of North Carolina history, African American agricultural fairs. Agricultural fairs held by and for African Americans took place in North Carolina starting in Wilmington in 1875. The largest and best-known African American fair in the state was […]

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“The summer of 1967 was one of discontent for Joe Namath….The fascination with his swingin’ lifestyle that had dominated in 1966 had given way to criticism…. “When he arrived in Charlotte for the Jets’ fourth exhibition game, Namath was not in much of mood to speak to anyone…. “That night Namath was a guest of […]

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