Voices & Votes Opening Celebration

Cumberland County Public Library 300 Maiden Lane, Fayetteville, NC, United States

Join the Cumberland County Public Library for a celebration of the opening of the Voices & Votes: Democracy in America Exhibition today! Light refreshments will be provided. Voices and Votes has been made possible in Cumberland County by North Carolina Humanities. Voices and Votes: Democracy in America is part of Museum on Main Street, a […]

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The Vietnam War and the Fort Bragg Anti-War Protest Movement

Cumberland County Public Library 300 Maiden Lane, Fayetteville, NC, United States

Learn about the anti-war movement on Fort Bragg during the time of the Vietnam War in a presentation by Cumberland County Public Library staff as part of Voices and Votes: Democracy in America exhibition. Voices and Votes: Democracy in America is part of Museum on Main Street, a collaboration between the Smithsonian Institution and the […]

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Fayetteville State University and the 1963 Desegregation Movement

Cumberland County Public Library 300 Maiden Lane, Fayetteville, NC, United States

Come learn about Fayetteville State University's 1963 Civil Rights movement that desegregated downtown in a presentation by Dr. Francena Turner of FSU, followed by a talk on the desegreagtion of Fort Bragg schools by Professor Charles Anderson. This program is part of Voices and Votes: Democracy in America exhibition. Voices and Votes: Democracy in America […]

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Fayetteville Loses its City Charter

Cumberland County Public Library 300 Maiden Lane, Fayetteville, NC, United States

Did you know that Fayetteville once lost its right to be a city? In the 1880s, the city lost its charter, and for a time became the town "formerly known as Fayetteville". Learn about this fascinating tale in a presentation by the Fayetteville History Museum. This program is part of the Museum on Main Street […]

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The History of Redistricting in North Carolina

Cumberland County Public Library 300 Maiden Lane, Fayetteville, NC, United States

Learn about the fascinating and complicated history of North Carolina voting districts and redistricting in a presentation by former North Carolina Appeals Court Judge Robert Hunter as part of the Voices and Votes: Democracy in America Exhibition. Voices and Votes: Democracy in America is part of Museum on Main Street, a collaboration between the Smithsonian […]

Free

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