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Ninth Avenue School celebration is today

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Hendersonville Middle School is inviting Ninth Avenue School alumni and their families to a drop-in “Ninth Avenue School Day” Community Celebration from 3 to 4 p.m. today at the middle school.   Read Story »

Tags: Ninth Avenue School | African-American history | black history

Henderson County News

MLK Jr. Unity program celebrates African American businesses, schools

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The 2021 Martin Luther King Jr. Unity Celebration evolved to a virtual program this year with a video celebration honoring the civil rights leader and celebrating Hendersonville's community of color during Jim Crow segregation.   Read Story »

Tags: History | Ninth Avenue School | Sixth Avenue School | Martin Luther King Jr. | African-American history | James Pilgrim | Mud Creek Missionary Baptist Church

Henderson County Four Seasons Politics

Crowd marches in peaceful Juneteenth rally

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More than 200 people marched from Martin Luther King Jr. Park on Grove Street to the Historic Courthouse plaza Friday in a peaceful Juneteenth unity rally.   Read Story »

Tags: slavery | African-American history | George Floyd death | Juneteenth

Henderson County News

Pat Jones, a leader in education, church and community, dies at 78

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Pat Jones would have loved the event in the Hendersonville Middle School library on Thursday.   Read Story »

Tags: Ninth Avenue School | Community Foundation of Henderson County | African-American history