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Franklin Street Realty…Connected to the Community

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Sammy Martin

is connected to the community

Co-founded Franklin Street Realty in 1991 – a leader, then and now, when it comes to transparency in real estate Passionate about consumer protection and fairness Committed to the continued health and revitalization of W. Franklin and N. Graham Streets Connecting people all over town with the agents of Franklin Street – they’ll blow you away :-)

The Chapel Hill Nine On Feb. 28, the Town of Chapel Hill dedicated a historical marker outside the West End Wine Bar, the former site of Colonial Drug Store, to honor the Chapel Hill Nine. On Feb. 28, 1960, the nine young men from Chapel Hill’s all-black Lincoln High School, inspired by a sit-in at Woolworth’s in Greensboro, went to Colonial Drug and sat at the whites-only counter. They refused to move and were arrested. Their sit-in helped spark similar civil rights protests in Chapel Hill. Four of the surviving members attended the dedication ceremony, which was arranged by a task force created by Mayor Pam Hemminger to study Chapel Hill’s civil rights history. Photography by Mark Losey/ Town of Chapel Hill

1 The Rev. Albert Williams, James Merritt, David Mason, Jr. and Clyde Douglas Perry, the four surviving members of the Chapel Hill Nine.

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2 Chapel Hill Mayor Pam Hemminger with former Chapel Hill Mayor Kenneth Broun, who is a member of the civil rights history task force. 3 Prince Taylor.

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THE WOMEN’S ISSUE