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Since it first opened 60 years ago as the Charlotte Coliseum and Auditorium, Bojangles’ Coliseum has hosted many notable events.
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The Herrin Brothers Coal & Ice plant has been in business since 1929. With the installation of the Lynx Blue Line Extension in three years, their business will increase.
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Jim Szoke is the radio announcer for the Carolina Panthers. He relates favorite and funny stories from his time as an announcer.
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Belk has been a top department store in the country for years. Company managers attribute their success to tying their brand to the south. While some may argue that doing so was a risky move, the company has not found this approach to be limiting their success.
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Jeffrey Leak describes his view of the black south from both his and his family’s perspective. Their similar but differing experiences help define distinctive southern and modern aspects of Charlotte identity.
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Life in Charlotte during the Civil War was a depressing and terrifying time. Between the number of wounded arriving and the fear of Sherman’s troops arriving, tensions were high as what originally seemed like certain victory eventually turned into an inevitable defeat. Part 5 of a 12 part series on the history of Charlotte.
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Many have noticed that the southern accent seems to be disappearing from North Carolina. Michael Graff went on a mission to find out why.
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Jeremy Markovich describes the similarities he sees between Charlotte, NC and his native Ohio. Both regions have seen staple industries go bust with extensive job displacement and dislocation of families.
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In a landmark battle, Charlotte instituted busing students to achieve school desegregation. Follow the journey from the initial lawsuit about integration, through the courts and the “white flight” that ensued.
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Tommy Tomlinson answers the question of whether Charlotte is truly southern. From the southern twang in speech, to the NFL team they host, all factors are considered to determine if Charlotte truly is a southern town.
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Author Wiley Cash talks about his novels and his experience as a writer, including reading reviews on his books and a movie being made based on one of his books.
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Hade Robinson, personal stylist manager for Nordstrom, describes the southern style and identity in terms of color tones, jewelry, and gender.
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The reversal of busing in Charlotte has resulted in serious consequences at the West Charlotte High School. Eighty-five percent of their students are African American, and most are underprivileged. Since the policy change, many students have suffered both academically and socially.
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LittleSpoon Eatery is very much a reflection of owner Alesha Sin Vanata. From its constantly changing menu to its floor-to-ceiling windows, it is definitely a fine place to dine.
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Virginia Brown reviews what it was like to go to First Ward when busing was instituted in Charlotte. The long bus ride was difficult, but the exposure to people different from herself made the experience well worth the ride.
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