Topic: North Carolina

Buffalo Child Long Lance, A Brilliant Human Being (1890 – 1932)

A Brilliant human being, of African, Native & Caucasian heritage that taught society, how foolish it is to judge a human being by their ethnicity. Watch video at the bottom of article “Long Lance” by Bernie Dichek (1986) 55 min Sadly, the culture that Long Lance lived in was not ready for that message. Born […]

George White, African Native American in Congress (1852 – 1918)

“GEORGE H. WHITE” by William Loren Katz The first Black Indian to serve in Congress. The United States among nations of the world can claim some kind of a prize for its ability to ignore some of its most daring and brave historical figures – if they are people of color. The first Black Indian […]

Lumbee Tribe Defeated KKK and Made History (1958)

The Lumbee Tribe made history January 18, 1958 with the Battle of Hayes Pond.  This was the night the Lumbees defeated the KKK and captured their hate filled banner, and in doing so stopped Klan activity in Robeson County North Carolina. By the mid-1950’s the Civil Rights Movement was gaining momentum and the KKK decided they […]

The Lowry Band Of North Carolina

by William Loren Katz Adapted from Black Indians: A Hidden Heritage © Atheneum, 2012 revised edition.  People of African and Native American descent have played a prominent part in North Carolina history since survivors of the Lost Colony of Roanoke in 1585 found a home among the nearby Lumbee Indians and then took in runaway slaves from […]

Seminole Tribal Fair Pow Wow: Stoney Creek Drums

Seminole Tribal Fair Pow Wow: Stoney Creek Drums (HD Video) Mama’s Boy by Stoney Creek. Powerful performance of Stoney Creek from North Carolina performing “Mama’s Boy” at the Seminole Tribal Fair and Pow Wow 2015 in Hard Rock Live, Hollywood, Florida February 8, 2015. Drummers & Singers: Jesse Richardson-lead singer, Marty Richardson, Josh Richardson, Chris Strickland, […]

Butterfly Rising, Poetry by Sonya Braxton

“Butterfly Rising” is a poem honoring the strength of Native women, and Sonya Braxton’s Native American Indian Ancestry. Sonya Braxton is a  Native woman of Tuscarora, Eastern Blackfoot Saponi, and Cherokee heritage, a researcher, poet and a conscious advocate for the rights of Indigenous people’s, as well as people of color in America. Sonya Braxton has been devoting […]

Wilmington Massacre, North Carolina, Nov. 10, 1898

Writings of Charles H. Williams Library of the Wisconsin State Historical Society Madison American Terrorism at its finest…The Wilmington Massacre of 1898 was a bloody attack on the African-American community by a heavily armed white mob with the support of the North Carolina Democratic Party on November 10, 1898 in the port city of Wilmington, […]
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