Black History Month: From Slaves to Community Leaders

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Peter Oliver's story is still motivating his family today, six and seven generations down the road.

In the video above, see how a 250 year-old story involved NBA star Chris Paul.

You can hear and see more of Peter Oliver's story and those of other African Americans who lived in Salem at Old Salem's St. Phillip's Church.

The Moravians who settled Salem in the 1700s are well known for the precise records they kept.

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