Black history in NC

"The Appalachian Origins of the Modern Civil Rights Movement in the USA" talk by William H. Turner will take place on Thursday, February 22 from 6:00pm to 7:30pm at the University of North Carolina Asheville in the Humanities Lecture Hall.

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The small community of Grahamtown is a community within a community - the traditional heart of the African American community in Rutherford County. Several world famous black Americans began their education in small black schools in the county from the end of the civil war to the end of segregation, not only in Rutherford County, but in thousands of small communities across the country.