July Honoree:

Judge Shirley Fulton

Judge and Business Owner

Since leaving her family’s farm in Kingstree, S.C., at the age of 16, Shirley Fulton has overcome breast cancer while breaking race and gender barriers in North Carolina.   The second-oldest of five children, Fulton came to North Carolina to attend college. After graduating from N.C. A&T University, Fulton earned a law degree at Duke University in 1980 while raising a child on her own.   Tapping into connections made in school, Fulton moved to Charlotte in 1982 and became the city’s first black female prosecutor. She was appointed District Country Judge... Read Full Bio

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The Heritage Calendar 2014

The Heritage Calendar honors men and women of all races who have contributed significantly to the lives and experiences of African Americans in the State. In addition to monthly honorees, the calendar also highlights dates of significance in North Carolina and nationally.

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