• Historic African-American club in west Charlotte up for sale

    By: Ken Lemon

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    CHARLOTTE, N.C. - A historic landmark in west Charlotte is up for sale.

    The Excelsior Club opened in the 1940s on Beatties Ford Road as an upscale gathering place for African-Americans and has hosted famous musicians and politicians over the years.

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    In the video at the top of this webpage, Channel 9's Ken Lemon learned neighbors are hopeful the new buyer will honor its legacy.

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