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History made with installation of first African-American woman Bishop in Mount Airy


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History made with installation of first African-American woman Bishop in Mount Airy. Nydia Han reports during Action News at 7 a.m. on September 23, 2018.

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Mt. Airy workshop to focus on achieving dream of owning a home



MT. AIRY >> The National Association of Real Estate Brokers has set a goal of 2 million African-American homeowners by 2023. Leading the local …
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Mt. Airy News | African-American cemetery research workshop set



The Penn-Reynolds cemetery at the Reynolds Homestead in Critz, Virginia.

See cemeteries in a completely new way through this workshop on “Conducting African American Cemetery Research,” being held at the Reynolds Homestead in Critz, Virginia, on Saturday, April 21 at 10 a.m.

Facilitated by John Whitfield, and presented by the Virginia Africana Association, the workshop will explain techniques used in identifying enslaved Africans in undisclosed burial plots and locations. He will show how many of the public records across Virginia, as well as other tools of discovery, can be used to uncover more information about enslaved…

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