today in black history

July 18, 2023

Bishop Stephen G. Spottswood of the African American Episcopal Zion Church, a fierce civil rights advocate, was born in 1897 in Boston.

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POSTED: November 03, 2008, 12:01 pm

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Today, will be reporting from the campus of historic Johnson C. Smith University, one of our nation’s great historically Black universities, in Charlotte as we cover Election ’08 in the key battleground state of North Carolina. We will join with our official search engine for a special Watch the Vote event for the Johnson C. Smith community, featuring interviews with political and community leaders in Charlotte, as well as reporting from polling sites in the Black community. Throughout the day Walter Fields,, will be blogging live and providing updates on voting in the Tar Heel state. Check back throughout the afternoon as will be streaming live from the JCSU campus and tonight as we wait for the election results with the university community.

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