today in black history

September 27, 2020

Hiram R. Revels, the first Black American to serve in the United States Senate, was born in Fayetteville, North Carolina.

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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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