Wilmington on Fire is a feature-length documentary that chronicles the Wilmington Massacre - a bloody attack on the
African-American community by a heavily armed white mob with the support of the North Carolina Democratic Party on November
10, 1898. It is considered one of the only successful examples of a violent overthrow of an existing government and left countless
numbers of African-Americans dead and exiled from the city. This event was the springboard for the White Supremacy movement
and Jim Crow segregation throughout North Carolina and the American South.
- October 11, 2018 at 6:00pm – 9pm
The Carolina Theatre
309 W Morgan St
Durham, NC 27701
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- 275 people are going
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