African Americans: All entries

Black and African American People
James Timothy "Tim" Brymn
by . Among the musicians from Kinston, North Carolina who have created legacies in the world of music, one of the earliest to be recognized was the jazz composer and band leader J. Tim Brymn. Born in [...] (from North Carolina Arts Council.)
James William Alston
by Peek, Matthew M. James William Alston 18 Jan. 1876-14 Dec. 1940 by Matthew M. Peek, State Archives of North Carolina, 2015 James William Alston served in the U.S. Army during both the Spanish-American [...] (from NC Office of Archives and History.)
JoAnne Peerman on junior high sit-ins
by . An excerpt from an oral history interview conducted in 1991 between Bob Gilgor and Joanne Peerman, an African American women who grew up in Chapel Hill and experienced integration during the 1960s [...] (from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries.)
1830-1850: Antebellum NC Begins
by Watson, Harry L. 1830-1850: Antebellum NC Begins Originally published as "Winning the Fight for Progress-- North Carolina's Antebellum years begin: 1830-1850" by Harry L. Watson Reprinted with permission from [...] (from Tar Heel Junior Historian, NC Museum of History.)
1920s: A Decade of Change
by Silverstein, Barrett A. Have you ever heard the phrase “the roaring twenties?” Also known as the Jazz Age, the decade of the 1920s featured economic prosperity and carefree living for many. The decade began with a roar and [...] (from Tar Heel Junior Historian, NC Museum of History.)
4-H and Home Demonstration among African Americans: North Carolina's African American Extension Service
by Manor, Amy, Pronovost, Emily. Originally published as "4-H and Home Demonstration among African Americans", Green 'N' Growing, The History of Home Demonstration and 4-H Youth Development in North Carolina, NCSU Libraries. [...] (from NCSU Libraries.)
9th Wonder
by Eckard, Max. Patrick Denard Douthit, better known by his stage name, 9th Wonder (or, since 2010, 9thmatic), is a record producer and record executive from Winston Salem, NC. He is also a Grammy award-winning [...] (from NCpedia.)
A Black Man Reads of the Emancipation Proclamation
by . The man is reading a newspaper with headline, "Presidential Proclamation, Slavery," which refers to the Jan. 1863 Emancipation Proclamation. Stephens has created several other illustrations that [...] (from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries.)
A black sailor in the American Revolution
by . A black sailor in the American Revolution This African American sailor, whose portrait here was painted during the American Revolution, wears the uniform of a sailor in the navy rather than of one [...] (from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries.)
Abraham Galloway
by Franck, Julie. Galloway, Abraham 8 Feb.1837 - 1 Sept.1870 by Julie Franck, North Carolina State University, 2013 Abraham Galloway, former slave, Union spy and military recruiter, militant abolitionist, [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Ad Valorem Taxation of Slaves
by Faulkner, Ronnie W. Ad valorem taxation of slaves was a major political issue in antebellum North Carolina and continued during the Civil War as a manifestation of the divisions between the planter class and the [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Adams-Ender, Clara
by Pollitt, Phoebe Ann. Originally published in "North Carolina Nursing History." Republished with permission. For personal educational use and not for further distribution. Please submit permission requests for other uses [...] (from Appalachian State University.)
Address to the Colored People of North Carolina
by . Address to the Colored People of North Carolina A complete transcription is [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
Adkin High School Walkout (1951) 
by . Adkin High School Walkout 1951  Kinston, NC by the North Carolina Arts Council.  Originally published in African American Music Trails of Eastern North Carolina, copyright [...] (from North Carolina Arts Council.)
African American History, Business and Culture: North Carolina 1870-1920
by Anderson, Jean B. By Elizabeth A. Fenn, Peter H. Wood, Harry L. Watson, Thomas H. Clayton, Sydney Nathans, Thomas C. Parramore, and Jean B. Anderson; Maps by Mark Anderson Moore. Edited by Joe A. Mobley. [...] (from The Way We Lived in North Carolina, NC Office of Archives and History and UNC Press.)
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