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North Carolina

Discover how this historically rural state built on tobacco and textiles is rapidly changing. Entrepreneurs find a warm welcome in Durham, Native Americans come home to ancestral lands, and families separated by race and class work toward healing.

North Carolina

55m 11s

Discover how this historically rural state built on tobacco and textiles is rapidly changing. Entrepreneurs find a warm welcome in Durham, Native Americans come home to ancestral lands, and families separated by race and class work toward healing.

Previews + Extras

  • Preview | North Carolina: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Preview | North Carolina

    S1 E1 - 30s

    Discover how this historically rural state built on tobacco and textiles is rapidly changing. Entrepreneurs find a warm welcome in Durham, Native Americans come home to ancestral lands, and families separated by race and class work toward healing.

  • Durham Homecoming | North Carolina: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Durham Homecoming | North Carolina

    S1 E1 - 3m 14s

    Jes Averhart is a proud member of Black Wall Street Homecoming, a local group of Durham entrepreneurs who are revitalizing the community. She comes from a blended family and has recently discovered that her late father had roots in Durham.

  • Taste of Oxford | North Carolina: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Taste of Oxford | North Carolina

    S1 E1 - 4m 13s

    In Oxford, Thomas visits a unique community brewery. He learns from the owners that there’s much more behind the names of the flight he’s been offered. The brews celebrate the local experiences, offering a window into the community unlike any other.

  • Sushioki | North Carolina: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Sushioki | North Carolina

    S1 E1 - 3m 2s

    Pastor Yoo has worked hard to support new arrivals to his church community. Sushioki, a fusion restaurant, is an extension of his service that provides jobs that offer a stepping stone to those eager to work with limited opportunities.

  • I Want to Undie You | North Carolina: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    I Want to Undie You | North Carolina

    S1 E1 - 5m 6s

    Jaki Shelton Green is North Carolina’s first African American poet laureate. She generously shares both her photos and her poetry with Thomas. He travels with her to the cemetery where her late daughter, Imani, is buried. Jaki recites selections from the book inspired by her loss.

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