Pauli Murray was a civil rights and women’s rights activist, lawyer, educator, author and poet, and the first African-American woman to become an Episcopal priest.
In July 1968 the Black Solidarity Committee for Community Improvement led a boycott of downtown Durham stores, which the committee resolved not to end until the city accepted a 15-page list of grievances and demands for change.
As home to a world class hospital and a creative community that gets national attention, Durham is a likely spot for an art experience designed for those with a sensory impairment. The Touchable Art Gallery at Duke delivers just such an experience.
After a much-needed break over Thanksgiving weekend, the Durham Farmers’ Market is back in full swing! Yesterday, the market switched to its winter hours and will be open every Saturday during the winter from 10 a.m. to noon.
Thanksgiving Day weekend, the 1968 high school graduating class of Merrick-Moore School culminated a memorable 45th-year celebration that swept well beyond the usual hugs and tears of joy. It was a gathering of fine, age-old friendship.