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March 19, 1925: First Black State High School Basketball Tournament Begins

On March 19, 1925, the state’s first basketball tournament for black high schools kicked off on the campus of West Virginia State College (now University)…

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Actress & Playwright Ann Kathryn Flagg Died: October 27, 1970

Ann Kathryn Flagg died on October 27, 1970. The playwright, teacher, and actress was born in Charleston in 1924.After growing up in the segregated part of…

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