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November 2019

The View from Somewhere book and podcast launch

November 7, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Pinhook, 117 W Main
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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#MeToo. #BlackLivesMatter. #NeverAgain. #WontBeErased. Though both the right- and left-wing media claim “objectivity” in their reporting of these and other contentious issues, the American public has become increasingly cynical about truth, fact, and reality. In The View from Somewhere, Lewis Raven Wallace dives deep into the history of “objectivity” in journalism and how its been used to gatekeep and silence marginalized writers as far back as Ida B. Wells. This event will feature audio from The View from Somewhere podcast,…

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January 2020

Case for Reparations: Conversation with Prof. Sandy Darity & Kristen Mullen

January 15 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
The Carolina Theatre, 309 Morgan St
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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Sandy Darity and Kristen Mullen are co-authors of the forthcoming book, From Here to Equality: Reparations for Black Americans in the Twenty-First Century (UNC Press,2020). They will be discussing their book and making the case for Reparations. William A. (Sandy) Darity, Jr. is a Samuel DuBois Cook Professor of Public Policy, African and African American Studies, and Economics at Duke University. Kristen Mullen is a writer, folklorist consultant, and lecturer on race, art, history, and politics. Sponsored by: End Poverty…

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February 2020

Book Talk with Brandon K. Winford

February 7 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Museum of Durham History, 500 W. Main St.
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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Join us at the Museum of Durham History on Friday February 7th from 6-8PM for a conversation with Dr. Brandon K. Winford about his recently published book, John Hervey Wheeler, Black Banking, and the Economic Struggle for Civil Rights. This event is part of the Museum's ongoing programming for the "A Creative Protest: MLK Comes to Durham" exhibit. Attendees will also have an opportunity to have copies of the book signed. John Hervey Wheeler, Black Banking, and the Economic Struggle…

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May 2020

Dr. Aaron McDuffie Moore Book Launch Celebration – ONLINE

May 21 - May 30
The Tower at Mutual Plaza, 411 W. Chapel Hill St.
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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Board members and friends of the historic Durham Colored Library, Inc., invite you to join us as we celebrate the release of the first definitive biography of our founder, Dr. Aaron McDuffie Moore, published by the University of North Carolina Press. Not only was Dr. Moore Durham's first African American Physician, he was also an extraordinary educational advocate, and entrepreneur. His close collaboration with other notable Black leaders like John Merrick and C.C. Spaulding imagined, sustained and built the foundation…

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