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The Independent Carolina League was the “Outlaw” professional baseball association that briefly operated in the mill towns around Charlotte from 1936 to 1938. The league was known for its passion, controversy, and resistance to northern baseball organization.
Stefan Latorre is an attorney and radio host of his Spanish language radio show, “La Verdad de la Ley” in Charlotte, North Carolina. When he started the program more than ten years ago, the Latorre set out to address common concerns and misconceptions, and inform Charlotte’s Hispanic community about their legal rights.
In the mid-1940s, entertainment in Charlotte was almost entirely segregated. But the owner of Plaza Airport, named Haskell Deaton, organized an air show specifically for African American spectators to attend, though all were welcome. Pilots Charlie Foxx and Charlie Flowers, members of the celebrated Tuskegee Airmen, all African American, flew in the show.