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Black Main Street: Murals mark the lost history of Hargett Street in downtown Raleigh

Photograph of the Lightner Arcade and Hotel on Hargett Street in Raleigh, N.C., circa the 1920s to 1930s. From the General Negatives Collection, State Archives of N.C.Many people have no idea that a stretch of Hargett Street in downtown Raleigh was once the segregated business district and cultural hub for the Black community, known as Black Main Street.
Source: WRAL News

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