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The reverends grew up together.

New York Age, 15 March 1930.

  • Rev. J.O. Vick — James Oscar F. Vick. In the 1880 census of Wilson, Wilson County: grist mill worker…
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Wilson County

Progressive citizens, pt. 1.

Sometime in 1914, the Wilson Times published a three-page insert highlighting the achievements of the town’s African-American community. “Wilson is fortunate in having a large proportion of sensible negroes,” the writer opined, and counted among the laudable such well-known citizens and institutions as… 235 more words

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309 Elba Street (633 Viola Street).

The eleventh in a series of posts highlighting buildings in East Wilson Historic District, a national historic district located in Wilson, North Carolina. As originally approved, the district encompasses 858 contributing buildings and two contributing structures in a historically African-American section of Wilson. 293 more words

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Grocery shopping in East Wilson.

From an interview of Hattie Henderson Ricks (1910-2001) by her granddaughter Lisa Y. Henderson, in which she responds to the question, “Where did y’all shop for groceries?” 1,041 more words

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Michael Vick Officially Retires from the NFL

Photo Credit: AJC

Former Atlanta Falcons, Philadelphia Eagles, New York Jets, and Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Michael Vick has officially announced his anticipated retirement from the NFL. 171 more words


Mike Vick Pens Open Letter to Atlanta 

Still the most polarizing figure in Atlanta Falcons history opens up about his transgressions, time in prison, his madden character, passing the torch to Matt Ryan, and his return to the City of Atlanta. 16 more words