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May 2022

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The Last Dance: A Photo Exhibition @ Historic Durham Athletic Park

May 28 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Historic Durham Athletic Park, 500 W. Corporation St.
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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Across the nation, HBCU baseball programs are on the chopping block (and there weren’t many to begin with in the first place). Out of the 299 NCAA Division 1 baseball teams, only 17 belong to historically black colleges and universities as of 2022. Durham is no exception to this trend - on the same field that Crash Davis drove home runs in the 1988 movie classic Bull Durham, the Eagles of North Carolina Central University faced their final days last…

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June 2022

Exceptional Measures @ The Carolina Theatre

June 15 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Exceptional Measures - Celebrating Juneteenth at Carolina Theatre June 15, 2022 ⦁ 6:30-7:30 pm Supported by Durham County Library AND the Durham Library Foundation Featuring: Grammy nominated artist RISSI PALMER, nationally competing spoken word artist DASAN AHANU, and the acclaimed AFRICAN AMERICAN DANCE ENSEMBLE all coming together for a night of back to back performances! Enjoy & experience the exceptional measures found in the artists' poem stanzas, song lyrics, music, & dance as we recognize the connection each has to…

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Afrofuturism Themed Digital Art Show, Panel Discussion, and After Dark Celebration

June 17 @ 6:30 pm - June 18 @ 6:30 pm
The Fruit, 305 S Dillard St
Durham, 27701
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Digital Art Show After a fun filled, celebratory day, golfers and community meet up in the evening for an Afrofuturism themed art show. Most of the artwork will display on a digital platform. All of the featured artists have ties with the local community. Panel Discussion and After Dark Celebration Local civic and community leaders, artists, and visionaries discuss historical and current issues facing the local Black community. Simultaneously, the panel will explore how to reimagine the concept of Blackness,…

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