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Interview with Panthia Locklear

May 7, 2010

Interview with Panthia Locklear who is a teacher at the Odum Home Question: Can you give us some history of the Odum Home? Answer: The Odum Home was originally meant for all kids that didn’t have parents. Now its for … Continued

Kasey Oxendine #6

March 23, 2010

Lumbee Indians in the Jim Crow South By Malinda Maynor Lowery In her book Lumbee Indians in the Jim Crow South, Dr. Malinda Maynor Lowery explores how the identities of the Lumbee Indians of Robeson County were shaped in Robeson … Continued

Lumbee Segregation in Higher Education: An Overview

January 21, 2010

I was fiddling around on my computer today when I came across a photograph I copied last semester.The picture is from the Guy Benton Johnson papers in the Southern Historical Collection. Guy Johnson was a sociology professor at UNC from … Continued

Observations on a Lumbee Funeral

January 18, 2010

This weekend I went to Pembroke to attend the wake (aka “visitation” or “settin’ up”) and funeral service for Rev. Julian Ransom, a Lumbee Holiness Methodist preacher with an amazing record of community service, impeccable character, and true leadership. He … Continued