Feb. 1, 2023 “Black history is a lifetime. It is not a month. Stop letting other people control the narrative.” – Forum participant Gary Marion Jan. 24, 2023 Perhaps there is no middle way between the stout defenders of Black History Month and Gary Marion's ... Continue Reading →
Pass It On! Post Something Good!
March 31, 2020 By Nooma Monika Rhue, MLIS Every day I receive a daily news feed on the COVID-19 (Coronavirus). Notices about new cases and the increasing numbers of death. I read about social distancing and extended stay-at-home messages. But what compelled me to write this piece, is the ... Continue Reading →
‘Reclaim 37’: Examining Beatties Ford Road corridor as it changes
April 2, 2019 Truth to tell, the Beatties Ford Road corridor has been undergoing change since John Beatty followed trading paths to the Catawba and opened a ferry to points west like Morganton. Reclaim 37 is a reference to the 1960s I-85 interchange that bulldozed parts of the corridor on Johnson ... Continue Reading →
JCSU to host exhibit on African-American philanthropy https://www.charlotteobserver.com/2014/07/23/5062379/jcsu-to-host-exhibit-on-african.html By Emma Baccellieri [email protected] Posted: Wednesday, Jul. 23, 2014 A $100,000 grant will allow Johnson C. Smith ... Continue Reading →