We have fought and served in every conflict, battle: America has had, But if you watch the History or Discovery Channel you would think we never served. We have and still are fighting two wars one abroad and at home.

 

BURNING, LOOTING, DECEPTION

The events of November 10, 1898, in Wilmington were a turning point in North Carolina history. By force, a white mob seized the reins of government in the port city and, in so doing, destroyed the local black-owned newspaper office and terrorized the African American community.