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Wilmington Nc Newspaper

PRESS THE VISIT BUTTON November 10, 1898 - Two days after the local elections in Wilmington, NC, the democratically elected and biracial government was overthrown by Democratic Party White Supremacists. Over 1,500 white men participated in an attack on the black newspaper, burning down the building. They ran officials and community leaders out of the city, and killed many blacks

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Historic newspaper with one of the best accounts of the opening of the Civil War. (From The Wilmington Daily Herald, N.C., April 13, 1861)

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Wilmington Record, Nov 10, 1898 Alexander Manly's newspaper after burned by the mob Wilmington, NC – A special course on Wilming

Wilmington, NC - November of 1898 the Wilmington Race Riot took place here, led by white supremacists trying to overthrow an elected biracial local government

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