Friday, October 20, 2006

Today in Black History

October 20
NC Mutual Life Insurance Company organized, 1898

Headquartered in Durham, NC, it was one of the first Black owned insurance companies in America. Charles Spaulding was the African-American business leader who built NCM’s legacy. Honoring there past, North Carolina Mutual Life Insurance Company (NCM) has created The Heritage Room to preserve and document the rich history of the company. Located on the twelfth floor of the home office building, the Heritage Room is a pictorial exhibit containing 33 panels that chronicle the company's first 100 years.