Freedmen’s Villages and Juneteenth: A CBC DEIB Council-Created Resource

Capitol Broadcasting Company’s 2022 DEIB Council has been hard at work creating resources to educate our employees on the significance of Juneteenth, featuring the historic Oberlin Village. WRAL-TV Sports Plus Executive Producer Louis Fernandez and Council Co-Chair MCC Director Business Development Christian Adams assisted with creating a video interview with Grady Bussey, Director of the […]

Juneteenth in the Triangle: Your guide to historic tours, exhibits, events and festivals

By Heather Leah, WRAL multiplatform producer Juneteenth commemorates the abolition of slavery in the United States. The first Juneteenth was June 19, 1865, when in the aftermath of the Civil War, federal troops arrived in Galveston, Texas to take control and ensure the freedom of all enslaved men, women and children. Considered the longest-running African […]