Pearl Thompson was a college student in 1942 when she went to a library in Raleigh to check out a book for a report. But she was turned down because she is African-American.
Thousands are expected at Coney Island today to watch competitive eaters take part in the Nathan's Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog Eating Contest.
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The program starts Saturday and continues until July 4, 2017. During that time, nine state historic sites and the State Archives will share programming to mark the era.
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