In the early 1900’s, farmers used their …

In the early 1900’s, farmers used their fences to communicate. In some isolated farmers’ communities, it was cost effective for corporations to invest on the telephone infrastructure. Instead, the existing extent of barbed wire fences could be use to transmit electric signals and connect phones in neighboring farms.

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In 1958, The Lumbee Indians of North Carolina learned of a KKK rally…

against_KKK_2_smallIn 1958, The Lumbee Indians of North Carolina learned of a KKK rally being held in the woods nearby. They attacked the KKK rally and broke it up. The Klan was never active in the area again. During the ensuing madness the Klan leaders wife drove into a ditch… and then some Lumbee men helped pull her out and sent her on her way.

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