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Before and after: Text for Wilmington coup historical marker

Seattle Times Friday, 8 November 2019
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina is moving away from using the term “race riot” to describe the violent overthrow of the Wilmington government in 1898 on the highway historical marker commemorating the event. The original text for the marker was approved in December 2017, but the committee of historians that approves the language for […]
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