The East’s Hidden History

Black History Month

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) – If you missed WNCT-TV 9 On Your Side’s special presentation honoring black history, just click the attached video …

Things to know about Black History Month

Black History Month

WASHINGTON (AP) — Like his predecessors, President Donald Trump plans to commemorate Black History Month with an official proclamation, a ga…

Black History Month gets underway

Black History Month

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) – Black History Month is officially underway. All month, people are encouraged to explore and enjoy black history. T…

Arthur Ashe

Black History Month

A top-ranked tennis player during the 1960s and 70s, Arthur Ashe was the first African-American male tennis player to win a Grand Slam tourn…

Benjamin Banneker

Black History Month

Born on November 9, 1731 in Ellicott’s Mills, Maryland, Benjamin Banneker, a free black man who owned a farm near Baltimore, was a largely s…

Frederick Douglass

Black History Month

Born into slavery, Frederick Douglass escaped and went on to become an accomplished human rights leader, author and the first African-Americ…

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