<![CDATA[Myers Park News |]]> https://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/special-reports/myers-park/ en-us Wed, 06 Dec 2017 12:02:25 EST http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Wed, 06 Dec 2017 12:02:25 EST Myers Park 60 ccarpenter@charlotteobserver.com(Cheryl Carpenter) Jimmie Lee Kirkpatrick: Breaking through in North Carolina high school football (Part 1) https://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/special-reports/myers-park/article9087014.html#storylink=rss In 1965, Jimmie Lee Kirkpatrick was a sensation and the first black star at Myers Park High School. His story is memorialized in one of Charlotte’s most turbulent eras. It mixes all the passions of football, equal rights and justice.

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Sat, 23 Feb 2013 18:47:37 EST https://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/special-reports/myers-park/article9087014.html
Breaking Through: A game that moved off the field and into court (Part 2) https://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/special-reports/myers-park/article9087071.html#storylink=rss As a kid, Jimmie Lee Kirkpatrick dreamed of playing in the Shrine Bowl.

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Breaking Through: Mustangs of 1965 reunite, reflect on the perfect season (Part 3) https://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/special-reports/article133996529.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 21 Feb 2017 11:08:04 EST

A binding truth: Shocking phone call reveals link between former Myers Park classmates (Part 1) https://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/local/article9097373.html#storylink=rss For these two men, De and Jimmie Lee, the Kirkpatrick name has revealed intertwined history, parallel achievements – and a shocking secret.

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A binding truth: Two men – one white, one black – look for clues to their shared history in Mecklenburg County’s Civil War slave era (Part 2) https://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/local/article9097820.html#storylink=rss Part 2 of a three-part series: After a year of research and long talks, Jimmie Lee Kirkpatrick and De Kirkpatrick have glimpsed Mecklenburg County before the Civil War, when more than a third of the population was enslaved.

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A binding truth: Jimmie Lee Kirkpatrick and De Kirkpatrick discover search for families’ shared past changes their view of present, future (Part 3) https://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/special-reports/myers-park/article9099155.html#storylink=rss Last in a 3-part series: For this past year, the past called to both men. The discovery of a shared family history has expanded both of their personal narratives. Their history didn’t begin at Myers Park; it started in 1860.

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