Episode 3, Season 2 / Dec 23, 2021
Notes on the Wilmington Massacre and a live performance by Birds of Chicago
The 1898 Wilmington Massacre was a violent attack on the city's thriving African American community, one of a series of coups that took place after the Civil War. Through interviews with local historians, OA contributor KaToya Ellis Fleming investigates the backlash to Wilmington's Black leadership and the legacy of the Wilmington Massacre.
Photos of Alex Manly and the Daily Record staff courtesy Alex L. Manly Papers (#65), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, East Carolina University.
A performance by American folk duo Birds of Chicago from the 30A Songwriters Festival.