2021 Black History Basic Training, Week 4

We are now at the close of Black History Month 2021! This year, the Say it Loud! Employee Affinity Group is hosting a Black History Basic Training (inspired by¬†GirlTrek¬†campaigns from the past year), where we highlight individuals, organizations and events that made significant contributions to the African American experience. This week, we celebrated Soul City, … Continue reading 2021 Black History Basic Training, Week 4

Soul City, North Carolina!

Written by Dr. Tina L. Ligon, Archivist at the National Archives at College Park, Maryland As a part of the Great Society, President Lyndon B. Johnson created the model cities program in 1966. This program provided federal funding to community leaders in urban areas with the intent on developing affordable housing, establishing alternative forms of … Continue reading Soul City, North Carolina!