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Wilmington on Fire with Christopher Everett

Wilmington on Fire with Christopher Everett

Wilmington on Fire chronicles the bloody attack on the African-American community and unseated elected officials in the port city of Wilmington, North Carolina November 10, 1898. The massacre and coup d’etat was the springboard for the white supremacy movement and Jim Crow segregation throughout the state of North Carolina and the American South. This discussion will focus on the historical research and documentation that lead to the creation this valuable documentary film.  Never forget because this could happen again.

Christopher Everett is a writer, film director and film producer from Laurinburg, North Carolina. He has experience in film, graphic design, marketing and advertising. He recently directed and produced his first feature-length documentary entitled “Wilmington on Fire” which is on the 1898 Wilmington Massacre/Coup in Wilmington, NC.