Alesha Brown founded For The Struggle in 2019 to stop the displacement of seniors in west Charlotte’s rapidly gentrifying, historically Black communities. 'We owe them that,' she said.
When you’re the first to do something, it’s hard to find a mentor. Whoever follows Durham’s Nida Allam won’t have that problem.
The Wilmington-born actress, singer, and dancer became the first openly queer, Afro-Latino actress to win an Oscar.
Long before Dr. Kizzmekia Corbett’s research helped develop America’s anti-COVID vaccines, she stood out from the crowd.
Ella May Wiggins, a North Carolina textile worker, battled for all workers’ rights, establishing an early interracial labor union in the 1920s.
In 1964, Ella Baker and Fannie Lou Hamer changed the landscape of US politics with a Black-led party, opening the door of democracy wider for all.
It’s Black History Month in North Carolina, and many of our state’s most significant moments are still seriously overlooked.