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Angelou, Maya. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. New York: Random House, 2009.

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Angelou, Maya. “Presidential Medal of Freedom Recipient: Maya Angelou.” The Obama White House. February 17, 2011. Video, 2:34.

Angelou, Maya. A Song Flung Up to Heaven. New York: Random House, 2002.

Horton, Emily. “Maya Angelou: 1928-2014.” NCpedia, last modified 2014.

“Maya Angelou: Teacher,” Wake Forest University.

O’Connell, Joe. “Northeastern Remembers Maya Angelou.” News@Northeastern. Northeastern University, May 29, 2014. 

Baker, Ella

Fundi: The Story of Ella Baker. Directed by Joanne Grant. 1981. Brooklyn, NY: Icarus Films.

Ransby, Barbara. Ella Baker and the Black Freedom Movement: A Radical Democratic Vision. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2003.

Barber, Rev. Dr. William J., II and Moral Mondays

Barber, Rev. William J. We Are Called to Be A Movement. Workman Publishing. 2020. 

Barber, Rev. William. “Why We Are Here Today.” NAACP of North Carolina. 2013.

Barber, William J. and Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove. The Third Reconstruction: How a Moral Movement Is Overcoming the Politics of Division and Fear. Beacon Press, 2016.

Civil Disobedience Leads to Arrests at NC General Assembly. YouTube Video. NC NAACP. 2013.

Dias, Elizabeth. “Moral Mondays: Religious Progressives Protest North Carolina Policies” TIME. Com. 2013. 

Nichol, Gene. Indecent Assembly: The North Carolina Legislature’s Blueprint for The War On Democracy And Equality. Blair.  2020. 

Rab, Lisa. “How A Southern Preacher Took Morality Back from The GOP.” Mother Jones. 2014.

Durham Schools Charette

Bisell, Robin. The Best of Enemies Film. Astute Film. 2019. 

Bloom, Diane. An Unlikely Friendship. Film. Carolina Center for Public Service. 2002. 

Davidson, Osha Gray. The Best of Enemies, Race and Redemption in The New South. University of North Carolina Public Press. 1996.

Frederick, Jack, “In New Film, The Best of Enemies, The Legacies Of Ann Atwater And C.P. Ellis Live On In Durham.” Durhamvoice.Org. 2019.

“Klansman Meets North Carolina Blacks.” NYTtimes.Com. 1971. 

Terkel, Studs. “Part III, Occurrence in Durham.” Race. 1st ed. New York: New Press. 1992.

Eugenic Sterilization Program

Begos, Kevin, et al. Against Their Will: North Carolina’s Sterilization Program and the Campaign for Reparations. PapeGray Oak Books, 2012.

North Carolina Eugenics Board. Eugenical Sterilization in North Carolina: A Brief Survey of the Growth of Eugenical Sterilization and A Report on the Work of the Eugenics Board of North Carolina Through June 30, 1935. Franklin Classics, 2018.

Price, Gregory, William Darity, and Rhonda Sharpe. “Did North Carolina Economically Breed-Out Blacks During Its Historical Eugenic Sterilization Campaign?” American Review of Political Economy 15, no. 1 (2020).

Rose, Julie. “A Brutal Chapter In North Carolina’s Eugenics Past.” NPR. December 28, 2011.

Schoen, Johanna. Choice & Coercion: Birth Control, Sterilization, and Abortion in Public Health and Welfare. Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 2005.

Greensboro Massacre

Bermanzohn, Sally Avery. Through Survivors’ Eyes: from the Sixties to the Greensboro Massacre. Nashville, TN: Vanderbilt University Press, 2003.

Chafe, William Henry. Civilities and Civil Rights: Greensboro, North Carolina, and the Black Struggle for Freedom. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1981.

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Jovanovic, Spoma. Democracy, Dialogue, and Community Action: Truth and Reconciliation in Greensboro. University of Arkansas Press, 2012.

Waller, Signe. Love and Revolution: A Political Memoir. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2002.

Hamlet Industrial Fire

Crayton, Cherry. 2005. “Unlocking the Door.” Endeavors

Editorial Board, “Hamlet Fire Anniversary Shows The Need For Safety Regulations.” The News and Observer. 2016.

Simon, Bryant. The Hamlet Fire: A Tragic Story of Cheap Food, Cheap Government, And Cheap Lives. New York: The New Press. 2017. 

“The Hamlet Chicken Processing Plant Fire.” Vimeo. 2019.

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United States House of Representatives, One Hundred-Second Congress. “Hearing on H.R. 3160, Comprehensive Occupational Safety and Health Reform Act, And The Fire at The Imperial Food Products Plant In Hamlet, North Carolina.” Hearing Before the Committee On Education And Labor. Washington D.C.: United States Government Publishing Organization, 1991. 

United States House of Representatives, One Hundred-Second Congress. 1992. “Review of U.S. Department Of Agriculture’s Food Safety And Inspection Service Workplace Safety Regulations.” Hearing Before The Subcommittee On Department Operations, Research, And Foreign Agriculture Of The Committee On Agriculture. United States Government Publishing Organization. 

Hayti Heritage Center

Brown, Leslie. Upbuilding Black Durham: Gender, Class, and Black Community Development in the Jim Crow South. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2008.

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Hill, Michael. “Black Wall Street, Durham, North Carolina | NCpedia,” 2003. 

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“St. Joseph’s AME Church. Hayti Heritage Center. Open Durham.” Accessed April 5, 2021. 

Vann, André D., and Beverly Washington Jones. Durham’s Hayti. Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 1999.

Hill, Susan

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CSPAN. Access to Abortion Clinics. April 1,1993. Washington DC.

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Hill, Susan. Collection. David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

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Hopkins, Velma

Garms, Layla. “Marker to immortalize Reynolds union.” The WS Chronicle, March 10, 2013.

Korstad, Robert. Civil Rights Unionism: Tobacco Workers and the Struggle for Democracy in the Mid-Twentieth-Century South. Chapel Hill: UNC Press Books, 2003.

Lerner, Gerda, ed., Black Women in White America: A Documentary History. New York: Vintage Books, 1972.

Michels, Jonathan. “Marker to honor 1940s labor union in city.” Winston-Salem Journal, April 15, 2013.

Smith, Kate Rauhauser. “History-Maker Velma Hopkins.” Winston-Salem Monthly, January 31, 2018.

Wells, Jennifer. “The Black Freedom Struggle and Civil Rights Labor Organizing in the Piedmont and Eastern North Carolina Tobacco Industry.” MLA thesis, University of South Florida, 2013.  

Kinston and Smithfield: Torture and Rendition Flights

Hamilton, Johanna. Field of Vision – Discreet Airlift. Video. Johnston County, North Carolina: Vimeo. 2018.

“Public Hearing for Khadija Anna Pighizzini.” Youtube.Com. 2021.

“Public Hearing for Mohamedou Ould Slahi.” Youtube.Com. 2021. 

Raphael, Dr., Sam. “North Carolina’s Role in The CIA Torture Program.” Presentation, North Carolina Commission of Inquiry on Torture, 2017. 

The North Carolina Commission of Inquiry on Torture. 2017.

“Torture Flights: North Carolina’s Role in the CIA Rendition and Torture Program.” North Carolina Commission of Inquiry on Torture. 2018.

Weissman, Deborah. Communication Addressing North Carolina’s Role in The CIA’S Extraordinary Rendition and Torture Program And Request For Coordinated Measures Including State Visit, Investigations, And International Condemnation. Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Press. 2019.

Morganton: Worker Organizing at Case Foods

Fink, Leon. The Maya of Morganton: Work and Community in the Nuevo New South. Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 2003.

Grabell, Michael. “Sold for Parts.” ProPublica, May 1, 2017. 

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NC Sanctuary Coalition

Baker, Rachel. “Council Launches NC Sanctuary Coalition.” NC Council of Churches, June 11, 2018.

Grubb, Tammy. “Mother from Honduras takes sanctuary from ICE in Chapel Hill church.” The Herald-Sun, April 17, 2018.

Magnus, Amanda and Frank Stasio. “Updates About Deportee Samuel Oliver-Bruno and 287(g) In NC.” North Carolina Public Radio, April 23, 2019.

Sánchez-Guerra, Aaron and Virginia Bridges. “Biden deportation moratorium blocked. What does it mean for NC immigrants in sanctuary?” The News & Observer, February 5, 2021.

Raleigh Central Prison Revolt

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Shirley, Neal and Saralee Stafford. Dixie Be Damned: 300 Years of Insurrection in the American South. Oakland, CA: AK Press, 2015.

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Roach, Max

Corke, Penny and Geoffrey Haydon, dirs. Sit Down and Listen: The Story of Max Roach.  Princeton, NJ: Films for the Humanities & Sciences, 2003.

Kofsky, Frank. “Black Nationalism in Jazz: The Forerunners Resist Establishment Repression, 1958-1963.” The Journal of Ethnic Studies 10, no. 2 (1982): 1-27. ProQuest.

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Neal, Mark Anthony. “An Early Soundtrack to BLM.” North Carolina Arts Council, February 20, 2019.

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Simone, Nina

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Feldstein, R. “‘I don’t trust you anymore’: Nina Simone, culture, and black activism in the 1960s.” Journal of American History, 2005.

Flight, Tim. “The Extraordinary Life of Nina Simone Was Tragic and Empowering.” HistoryCollection.Com (blog), September 16, 2019. 

“History of American Protest Music: When Nina Simone Sang What Everyone Was Thinking.” Longreads (blog). April 20, 2017. 

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“Nina Simone Diva with a Cause.” Colorlines. Oakland, United States: Applied Research Center. April 30, 2004.

Simmons, Ken. Eleven Stars Carrying Nina Simone’s Torch. LiveAbout. 2019.

Simone, Nina. I Put A Spell on You: The Autobiography of Nina Simone. Illustrated edition, Da Capo Press, 2003.

Simone, Nina. “Nina Simone: Mississippi Goddam,” Carnegie Hall, filmed on July 24, 1965, Youtube video, 4:40, 2013.

Simone, Nina. “Nina Simone on BBCHARDTALK.” Interview by Tim Sebastian.BBCHARDTALK, BBC, 1999. Video, 24:25.

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Tsuruta, D. R. “I ain’t about to be non-violent, honey”. The Black Scholar, 1999.

University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill: Courageously Paving the Path for Others at UNC in 1955  

Breen, Tom. “University of North Carolina Celebrates 1955 Racial Integration Milestone.” Diverse Education. September 21, 2010.

Frasier, Leroy Benjamin, Papers, #4375-z, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Parker, Karen L. Diary, Letter, and Clippings #5275, Southern Historical Collection, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. 

“Pauli Murray: The Sex Amendment.” Herstory. May 9, 2020. 

“Paving the way: Carolina’s Black Pioneers” (n.d.).

Snider, William. Light on the Hill: A History of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1992.

University of North Carolina (System). Division of Legal Affairs. Records #40015, University Archives, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Wilson, Louis R. The University of North Carolina Under Consolidation, 1931-1963: History and AppraisalChapel Hill, N.C.: University of North Carolina Press, 1964.

University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill: We Will Never Forget James Lewis Cates, Jr. 

Hajela, Ashad. “‘Black lives didn’t matter’: Chapel Hill community seeks justice in 50-year-old murder.” News & Observer, November 2, 2020. 

Hemminger, P. “A Statement from Chapel Hill Mayor Pam Hemminger in Remembrance of James Lewis Cates, Jr.” News & Observer, November 20, 2020.

Mason-Hogans, Danita & Molly Luby, “James Cates: Silent Sam Part 2,” Re/Collecting Chapel Hill November 18, 2019.

McConnell, Brighton. “Family, Community Members March to Remember James Cates 50 Years Later,” Chapelboro, November 23, 2020.

Ogle, Mike.“James Cates is gone,” Stone Walls, November 18, 2020.

Ogle, Mike. “THREAD: James L. CATES Jr., a lifelong resident of Chapel Hill’s historically black Northside Neighborhood, would’ve turned 70 this weekend. but at 22, he was stabbed and left to die at the heart of @UNC’s campus in 1970,” Twitter. October 26, 2018.

Somasundaram, Praveena. “On 50th anniversary, community marches in remembrance of James Lewis Cates’ murder,” The Daily Tar Heel, November 29, 2020.

University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill: From Rejection to a Lifetime of Breaking Barriers 

Basile, Mary. “Pauli Murray’s Campaign Against Harvard Law School’s ‘Jane Crow’ Admissions Policy.” Journal of Legal Education 57 no. 1 (2007):  77-101

Bell-Scott, Patricia. The Firebrand and the First Lady: Portrait of a Friendship: Pauli Murray, Eleanor Roosevelt, and the Struggle for Social Justice. Illustrated edition, Vintage, 2017.

“Finding Pauli Murray,” National Organization for Women.,October 24, 2016.

Graham, N. “The 1939 correspondence Between Pauli Murray and Frank Porter Graham.” UNC University Libraries, July 10, 2020.

“IMP, CRUSADER, DUDE, PRIEST: An exhibit about the life and legacy of 20th Century human rights champion Pauli Murray.” Pauli Murray Project (n.d).

Ingle, Leoneda. “Pauli’s Power”: How one black Woman Changed America for the better.” North Carolina Public Radio, February 05, 2021.

Pauli, Murray. Pauli Murray: The autobiography of a Black activist, Feminist, Lawyer, Priest, and Poet. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 1989.

Oral History Interview with Pauli Murray, February 13, 1976. Interview G-0044. Southern Oral History Program Collection (#4007) in the Southern Oral History Program Collection, Southern Historical Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Schulz, Kathryn, “The Many Lives of Pauli Murray.” The New Yorker, April 10, 2017.

University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill: Warren County: PCB Landfill, 1982

Burwell, Dollie, and Luke Cole. “Environmental Justice Comes Full Circle: Warren County Before and After”. GGU Law Digital Commons. 2007. 

Exchange Project at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. “Real People – Real Stories.” Warren County – The Town of Afton. Chapel Hill. 2006.

Reimann, Matt. “The EPA Chose This County for A Toxic Dump Because Its Residents Were ‘Few, Black, And Poor.’” Medium. 2017. 

Skelton, Renne, and Vernice Miller. “The Environmental Justice Movement”Natural Resources Defense Council. 2021.

Steady, Filomina Chioma. Environmental Justice in The New Millennium. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.

University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill: Wilmington Ten

Democracy Now! “The Wilmington 10: North Carolina Urged to Pardon Civil Rights Activists Falsely Jailed 40 Years Ago.” Democracy Now! Video.

Janken, Kenneth Robert. Wilmington Ten: Violence, Injustice, and the Rise of Black Politics in the 1970s. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2015.

Jones, Jim. “Jim Jones shares his experience surrounding the routing of KKK at Hayes Pond.” UNC Pembroke. Video.

King, Wayne. “The Case Against the Wilmington Ten.” New York Times Archives, December 3, 1978. 

Stinson, Craig. “Wilmington Ten.” NCpedia, 2006.

Weller, Frances. “Wilmington 10: A look back 40 years ago.” WECT News, last modified September 26, 2011. 

Wilson-Hartgrove, Jonathan

Lavoie, Denise.  “Virginia, With 2nd-Most Executions, Outlaws Death Penalty.”AP News, 2021.

“N.C. Inmate Becomes 1,000Tth Person Executed In U.S.” WRAL.Com. 2002.

Wilson-Hartgrove, Jonathan. “Op-Ed: Satana Deberry Is Right Not to Seek Craig Hicks’s Execution.” Indy Week, 2019.

Wilson-Hartgrove, Jonathan. “Jesus, At Least, Opposed the Death Penalty.” Patheos 2013.

Wilson, Junius

Burch, Susan, and Hannah Joyner. Unspeakable: The Story of Junius Wilson. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2007.

Ready, Tinker. “Forgotten man’s wall of silence breaking down.”  The News & Observer, November 10, 1992.