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The Charlotte post. (Charlotte, N.C.) 1918-????, February 22, 1996, Image 14

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14A BLACK HISTORY MONTH February 22, 1996 Black History alive, well Continued From 13A For Back Issues Call Our CIRCULATION DEPARTMENT (704)376-0496 Put Your Business In The Streets With tKfje CJjarlotte The Areas Best Black Media (704)376-0496 % EMM JOZONNI GRAND OPENING FEB. 10th - END OF MONTH though. There are numerous exhibits at the Afro-American Cultural Center throughout the year that convey where African Americans are and from whence we came, African American Tours is a motorized history lesson, taking patrons on a scenic cruise of the city’s historical and cultural land marks. There are numerous individ uals who have turned docu menting black history into a passionate life’s calling. Africaologist Melodye Micere Stewart lectures frequently about African American and African achievement to stu dents as well as social groups. WBTV reporter Steve Crump uses videotape as his method of communication. He has done several documentaries on Africa, including Charlotte’s sister city of Kumasi, Ghana. His latest work focuses on black photojournalists who were eyewitnesses to the civil rights era. Whether you visit an exhibit, read a book or watch a docu mentary, there’s plenty of his tory to learn. Do it. HERBERT L. WHITE is edi tor-in-chief of The Charlotte Post. FOR OUR TROOPS IN BOSNIA When You do Into Action... So Do We! The American Legion has reactivated the Family Support Network and its toll-free hotline to help all of the support personnel and troops involved in the Bosnia deployment. Family members and CIS can call this number 24-hours a day with questions, problems or requests for assistance. "We shall not fail those who serve." For Assistance, Call Our 24-Hour Hotline 1-800-504-4098 [★1 Subscribe Today, To The Best In Black! €fjarIotte Newspaper (704) 376-0496 WHO WOULD KNOW BETTER HOW TO BRING YOUR FAMILY TOGETHER? Our welcoming service and invit ing accommodations are especial ly suited to family reunions. We even offer on-siaff reunion spe cialists to handle every aspect of your event. So if your clan has out grown your rec room, invite them to stay with us. REUNIONS OODEAWN 212 WOODLAWN ROAD CHARLOTTE, NC 28217 STAY WITH SOMEONE YOU KNOW.® For Information Call 704-525-8350 © 1993, Holiday Inns, Inc. All Rights Reserved AUTHENTIC St AFFORDABLE AFRICAN a EUROPEAN APPAREL St ACCESSORIES FOR MEN St WOMEN * 5d30 Farm Pond Liv PO Box Io525, Ckarlotte, NC 25212 7o4]532-?»ciio - M-F loAM - sPM - Sat. loAM - 6?M Celebrate the rest of BLACK HISTORY MONTH with a special discount i Everything In The Store Friday & Saturday Only LADIES HANDBAGS. SILK TIES AFRICAN HA TS SHOES Sf JEWELRY. •SPECIAL ORDERS • CUSTOM MADE WEARS • • ART WORK • CRAFTS » We Have The Selection, Satisfaction, And The Best Service. SIMLKIM lO/OWi Albemarle Rd Texaco -a G o McDonald's PL. Albemarle Rd I am Harriet Tubman • James Baldwin • Dr. Martin Luthur King Jr. Ida B. Wells • Madam C. j. Walker • Malcolm X • Sojourner Trutj Zora Neale Hurston ♦ Lewis Lattimer • ■ ^nstar an articulate, outspoken, black Paul Robeson • William Grant Still • Mati girl who will try to|sie Sr: make a change in George Washington Carver • Madam C the world.” Tammesea Turner, age 14 William E. B. DuBois • Jesse Owens • Zora Neale Hursto John Baptiste DuSable • Lorraine Hansberry igton • Duke Ellington • Edmonia Lewis • Whitn I am natural-spirited young man who has thoughts Jr. • Ul>''.- ker • Ida onstance Baker atthew Henson m C.J. Walker • Zo it; ur ton These dreams of tomorrow wei^ made possible by the dreamers of yesterday. At Sears, we’re proud t St i 11 to honor the past during Black History Month. And we look forward to a very bright future. Special thanks to Mrs. KantH Wethers ood her $th grade class at Walter Reed School, Chicago, It. Come see the many sides of ey Jr- ©1996 Seors, Roebuck & Co

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