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Vanessa Infanzon with author Tony DiTerlizzi

Vanessa Infanzon

Freelance Writer

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Marching Toward Freedom

In 2019, the Cameron Art Museum approached Durham-resident and sculptor Stephen Hayes about memorializing the United States Colored Troops (USCT) who marched through Wilmington during the Civil War Battle of Forks Road in 1865. Photo: Cameron Art Museum

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Pillars of NC: Russell Robinson II

An encounter with retired attorney Russell Robinson II leaves a lasting impression. Those who know the famed Robinson Bradshaw law firm co-founder say his attention to detail wasn’t limited to briefs and motions.  

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Making connections and finding support on social media platforms can be positive for Black Americans, but the danger of raising stress and anxiety is just click away

Photo: Courtesy of Ashley Gilmore

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Over 200 events set for the Blumenthal’s new Charlotte International Arts Festival

The festival runs from Sept. 16 to Oct. 2, featuring international and local artists in performances and showcases at indoor and outdoor venues, including local parks. Photo: Elsie Management

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Cooking for Hope

On June 3, Sergiy Mysyk waited for Robert Adler inside Charlotte Douglas International Airport with a black Samsonite suitcase. It was adorned with one blue and one yellow strip of tape to show solidarity with Ukraine. Mysyk handed off the luggage to Adler for delivery to Poland. 

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TRAVEL: Island Hop Through the Florida Keys

Fly to Ft. Lauderdale or Miami, rent a car, and head south to the Florida Keys. Make these stops along the way or set up a home base and take a series of day trips with your family.

Photo: Courtesy of Fury

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