Black history marching
By Josh Ellerbrock
Published in News on March 3, 2013 1:50 AM
Judge Ericka James, the first black woman to serve as a judge in North Carolina's Eighth Judicial District, acted as grand marshal for the parade. She rode in Wilber Shirley's white carriage.
The Eastern Wayne High School marching band was one of the six marching bands to take part in the Black History Parade.
MOUNT OLIVE -- Malcolm X and Rosa Parks had a chance to speak during the Black History Month Parade on Saturday afternoon in downtown Mount Olive, but they declined to comment. "Usually, they're pretty talkative," said Diane Williams of...
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