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Calendar of NC icons will be unveiled Wednesday

Posted October 22, 2012

— A calendar honoring North Carolina icons will be unveiled at a gala Wednesday.

The calendar, "The Heritage Calendar: Celebrating the African-American Experience," is sponsored by AT&T North Carolina and includes 16 honorees who contributed to the lives of African-Americans in North Carolina, a spokeswoman for MMI Public Relations said.

Honorees include the Greensboro Four, former Gov. James Hunt, former UNC basketball coach Dean Smith and former Raleigh mayor Tom Bradshaw.

The gala will take place at the Progress Energy Center for the Performing Arts at 7 p.m. Wednesday. 

WRAL is also sponsoring the Heritage Calendar.

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  • BubbaDukeforPresident Oct 23, 2012

    As we all know, it's more important to be liked by minorities than to serve the good of all citizens. It's a screwed up world when Americans put their hyphenated agendas first. I'll just keep using the calendar on my Outlook.