The Venus flytrap grows in the boggy bottomland of the North Carolina coast, a carnivorous plant native to the patch of swamps within 60 miles of Wilmington – a vegetative curiosity best-known as the ravenous character from “Little Shop of Horrors.”
It starts to make sense now, looking back with the benefit of hindsight, with the benefit of knowing what would happen over the next 12 weeks. At the time, it was hard to understand why Marquise Williams was so calm.
Joseph M. Flora: Toppling Silent Sam or the Confederate monuments throughout the South would not be a step forward – those monuments, all of similar birthing, are part of Southern history and should be read in all their complexity. But Sam is in need of company – another impressive statue or monument to tell the story of the first entry of African-Americans into the student body
To mark the 40-year anniversary of Broughton High School's class of 1975, we present the 2015 update remix of the Connells' "'74-/75" video -- showing the subjects circa 1975, then 1993 and today. Read more.
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