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3546
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Curtis Gatewood has been a member of the NAACP since he was ten and an outspoken and controversial leader on the local level in the Triangle. Now, as he seeks the state NAACP presidency, some wonder if his style of activism is right for the position.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 15 Issue 44, Oct 1997, p18-19 Day 29, por Periodical Website
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3643
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Black-owned newspapers are facing a new challenge in the coming century. While still a strong voice for equal treatment and social equality, they are no longer the only choice in the community they serve and must compete with other newspapers.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 15 Issue 38, Sept 1997, p14-15, il Periodical Website
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3889
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Quincy Barbee of Durham had a twelve-year career in the Negro National League, playing for the Black Yankees and other teams as a pitcher and everyday player. He played between 1937 and 1955 and at times was paid between $125 and $400 a month.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 16 Issue 14, Apr 1998, p15, por Periodical Website
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3897
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African-American poetry and poets are alive and well in the Triangle area. Somewhere on any given night, poets are reading and sharing their creations. One of the most popular places to hear poetry is Durham's Poetic Soul Lounge.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 16 Issue 41, Oct 1998, p33, il Periodical Website
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14367
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When African-American residents in Chatham and Lee Counties encountered difficulty in securing credit and other financial services, Bishop Leach and several others founded the Chatham-Lee Credit Union. Leach managed it from a backyard building for forty years. When he died in 1997, he son, Jimmy Leach, took over the day-to-day operations. The credit union, now with $2.81 million in assets, was awarded an INDEPENDENT 1998 Citizen Award.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 16 Issue 46, Nov 1998, p17, por Periodical Website
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3402
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The 1997 National Black Theatre Festival, which is held biennially in Winston-Salem, showcased over twenty theater productions and numerous playwrights, actors, producers, and directors.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 15 Issue 33, Aug 1997, p19, il Periodical Website