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Battleground North Carolina: Behind the Scenes

Black Wall Street

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Black Wall Street

Durham's Parrish Street earned its epithet, Black Wall Street, when black-owned financial enterprises began to arise during Reconstruction. Just up the street from this sign, The Blue Coffee Cafe still has on display a handful of framed photos of the president from when he campaigned there in 2008.

Photo Essay

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