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Western North Carolina Historical Association

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283 Victoria Road
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
8282539231 https://www.wnchistory.org/event/wnc-history-lecture-series-sites-of-resistance/

June 2021

WNC History Lecture Series: Sites of Resistance

June 24 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Western North Carolina Historical Association, 283 Victoria Road
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
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For the fifth installment in our Intro to WNC Lecture Series, we are joined by two researchers and historians who will present on sites of African American history and resistance here in western North Carolina. Ronnie Pepper will discuss his research into the Kingdom of Happy Land, demonstrating the importance of viewing it from an African American perspective. Lisa R. Withers will present a portion of her dissertation research into the Negro Motorist Green Book sites as part of a…

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