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Civil Rights Movement

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Top 10 Best MLK Quotes

(CBS Charlotte) — In addition to being a minister and an activist, Martin Luther King Jr. was also a leader of the American Civil Rights Movement. He was well-known for using the power of words […]

CBS Charlotte–01/20/2014

A nurse tends to a patient in the recently opened Birmingham Queen Elizabeth Hospital on February 7, 2011 in Birmingham

NC Civil Rights Leader Julius Chambers Dies

Julius Chambers, a Charlotte attorney whose practice was in the forefront of the civil rights movement in North Carolina, has died. He was 76.

08/03/2013

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Best Ways To Celebrate Black History Month 2013 In Charlotte

Charlotte’s long and distinguished history of African American accomplishments is celebrated every February during Black History Month. Special concerts and exhibits showcase black culture, and the CIAA Tournament, pitting the teams of historically black colleges and universities in a basketball shootout, brings the month to dramatic finale.

02/04/2013