Race With History

Race with History – October 23, 2005

Race With History is a glimpse into a little known part of our past – a chronicle of struggle, terror, and triumph, told through the works of the people who lived these events. This is a history written in fire. It is a history that continues to shape our lives today. You’ll hear segments from … Continued


Race With History

Race with History – May 2, 2005

When the U.S. first faced the question of what role millions of free African-Americans should play in society, the news press was itself in transition. The popular "penny-press" was beginning to replace newspapers that were connected to political parties. The change would bring new standards to the news media. As journalism became a distinct profession, … Continued


Race With History

Race with History – March 14, 2005

2ND of a two part series: Democracy’s Denial: Revolutions in Wilmington In 1898, Wilmington NC’s population consisted of about 8,000 whites and 11,000 blacks, and the elected government was a "Fusionist" coalition of white Populists and predominantly black Republicans. This proved too threatening to white supremacists. Encouraged by months of agitation against blacks, particularly the … Continued


Race With History

Race with History – March 7, 2005

The first in a 6 part series that takes a glimpse into a little known part of our past – a chronicle of struggle, terror, and triumph, told through the works of the people who lived these events. This is a history written in fire, it is a history that continues to shape our lives … Continued


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