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An exploration of Charlotte, North Carolina's oldest African American communities. How they were founded, important events, the residents who have and currently live there and how they are changing.

An exploration of Charlotte, North Carolina's oldest African American communities. How they were founded, important events, the residents who have and currently live there and how they are changing.
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United States

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An exploration of Charlotte, North Carolina's oldest African American communities. How they were founded, important events, the residents who have and currently live there and how they are changing.

Language:

English

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Episodes

Life Before Jim

3/13/2019
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Explore life a peek into what life was for recently freed blacks in the United States after the Civil War, what measures were passed to remove the chains of bondage and oppression. And how Jim Crow and racist tropes became ingrained in southern politics before the end of the 18th century. Visit www.WhereWeHaveBeen.com for more information and sources. Music: RSPN by Blank & Kytt Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/WWB/message

Duration:00:05:55

Biddleville's Story, Pt. 2

2/26/2019
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Follow along as we explore the history and future of Biddleville; a neighborhood in Charlotte's historic West-end. See how Civil Rights icons changed Charlotte and how local residents are trying to deal with changing dynamics in the community. Visit www.WhereWeHaveBeen.com for more information and sources. Music: RSPN by Blank & Kytt Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/WWB/message

Duration:00:04:11

Biddleville's Story, Pt. 1

2/8/2019
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Explore the rich history of Biddleville; a neighborhood in Charlotte's historic West-end. From the very beginning to the middle of the 20th century, from movie theaters to lunch counter sit-ins. Visit www.wherewehavebeen.com for more information. Music by Podington Bear Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/WWB/message

Duration:00:10:16

Glancing Back At History

1/27/2019
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A brief history Charlotte. A city, while beautiful and progressive for it's region, still has a history that runs the risk of being forgotten. In episode two I map out some of the communities with rich history that will be explored. Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/WWB/message

Duration:00:02:39

On the Subject of Charlotte, NC

1/27/2019
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Follow me as I explore the history behind some of Charlotte, North Carolina's oldest neighborhoods and how they have changed over time. Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/WWB/message

Duration:00:00:50