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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

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MLK Unity Breakfast attendees honor Ninth Avenue School

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Members of the community on Martin Luther King Jr. Day remembered the old Sixth Avenue and Ninth Avenue schools, 55 years after the last school bell marked the end of “separate but equal” racial segregation in Hendersonville schools.   Read Story »

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Henderson County Life

MLK Unity Breakfast honors Ninth and Sixth Avenue school alumni

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The annual Martin Luther King Jr. Unity Breakfast on Monday will highlight and honor alumni and faculty of Hendersonville’s Ninth Avenue and Sixth Avenue schools, which served as a beacon for the education of black Americans and as regional community centers from 1916 to 1965.   Read Story »

Tags: Martin Luther King Jr. | civil rights | Ronnie Pepper

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Unity keynoter uses King’s words as guide

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Author on philanthropy keynotes MLK Unity Breakfast

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Community remembers Martin Luther King Jr.

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Before World War II, Bert Miller and a friend, Singleton Williams, raised a garden together. When they went downtown to sell their produce, Miller did better than Williams, Bert's son Jeff Miller said.   Read Story »

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NC A&T professor to speak at MLK event

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Blue Ridge Community College will host the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Unity Breakfast on Monday, Jan. 20, featuring North Carolina A&T State University political science professor Derick Smith as guest speaker.   Read Story »

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Teen poet inspires MLK Jr. audience

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In a tribute to her grandmother's battle with breast cancer, an appreciation for overcoming poverty and a testimonial about the civil rights movement, the extraordinary slam poet Shanita Jackson lifted the crowd to its feet during the 13th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Unity program at Blue Ridge Community College today.   Read Story »

Tags: Blue Ridge Community College | Martin Luther King Jr. | slam poetry | Shanita Jackson | BRCC Early College