On a sprawling farm in rural Northampton County, a young Black farmer-entrepreneur is teaching people the value of an ancient agricultural tradition with deep, dark roots.
Tales from the Archives at Shaw University
Shaw University in Raleigh set the template for historically Black colleges and universities across the South — and helped establish the nation’s largest HBCU, North Carolina A&T State University.
The Museum That Tells Princeville’s Story
A new mobile museum helps visitors understand the deep history of the country’s first incorporated African American town, its faith born of resilience, and, most important, its hopes for the future.
Beyond the Call of Duty at Veterans Healing Farm
On a farm in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Henderson County, John Mahshie and volunteers give veterans something many of them sorely need: camaraderie.
Jason Brown’s Journey From Football to Farming
One of the highest-paid centers in the NFL walked away from football at the peak of his career. His new life on a farm in Louisburg, just 30 minutes from where he grew up, was much harder, and happier, than he ever thought possible.