September Honoree:

Manteo Mitchell

Olympic Medalist

Faith, focus, finish.    These simple words carry Manteo Mitchell through every step, both on and off the track.   For the Olympian from Mooresboro, not every step has been easy. At the 2012 Summer Games in London, midway through the third leg of the 4x400-meter relay, Mitchell’s fibula snapped. Courageously, he finished the next 200 meters with a time that enabled his team to advance and ultimately win a silver medal. “Faith, focus, finish” became even more important post-London, as Mitchell returned home a hero. The entire world had seen what... 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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