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African American Music Trails of Eastern North Carolina

We just received  two copies  of  the book,  African American Music Trails of Eastern North Carolina by Sarah Bryan and Beverly Patterson.   It is an essential guide-book to one of America’s most important cradles of African-American music, and the city of Wilson has had a large role in its genesis. 599 more words

Brandon Ingram manages a tall order at point for Kinston (N.C.)

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — The contrast was circus like. On one side of the backcourt for Kinston, N.C., was the 5-5 Jeremiah Fields and on the other was Brandon Ingram, a gangly 6-9 and 180 pounds. 411 more words


Carl Long, A Pioneer of Civil Rights and Basaeball Passes Away

Me with Carl Long at Grainger Stadium, Kinston NC, 2011

I lost a friend yesterday. Carl Long, a former Negro League player and member of the Negro League Hall of Fame passed away yesterday. 586 more words


Here are the top five players to watch at the High School OT Holiday Invitational

RALEIGH, N.C. – From likely future pros to all-everything dominant big men to “did he really just do that” guards, the High School OT Holiday Invitational at Broughton High (Raleigh, N.C.) is loaded with talented players from all over the U.S. 471 more words


Brandon Ingram Makes It Look EASY

Brandon Ingram is smooth!  Drawing comparisons to Kevin Durant, he’s a 6’9 Senior from Kinston, NC looking at offers from Kentucky, Kansas, Duke, UNC, and NC State.   16 more words