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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

Galentine’s Day: Love Letters to Your Legislators!

February 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Durty Bull Brewing Company, 206 Broadway Street
Durham, 27701
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“Oh it’s only the best day of the year. Every February 13th, my lady friends and I leave our husbands and our boyfriends at home, and we just come and kick it, breakfast-style. Ladies celebrating ladies. It’s like Lilith Fair, minus the angst. Plus frittatas.”Channel your inner Leslie Knope and celebrate powerful political uteruses (and some duderuses!) Grab some Valentine’s Day cards and write a love note to your favorite legislator - the one who makes your heart sing, you…

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February 25th Debate Night Watch Party with DSA for Bernie!

February 25 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Arcana, 331 W Main St.
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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Join us at Arcana Bar and Lounge (21+) for our South Carolina debate night watch party! Tuesday February 25th at 8:30 we'll be at Arcana (331 W Main St, Durham) getting ready to watch the debates at 9pm. Interested in helping Bernie in North Carolina before the primaries reach out to us about our DSA for Bernie work and we'll plug you right into our upcoming canvasses and more!

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March 2020

Bernie 2020 Results Watch Party!

March 3 @ 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
The Pinhook, 117 W Main
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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This is a super Tuesday election watch party.

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Genny Social hosted by Ilana Glazer / Music by LUV

March 5 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The Pinhook, 117 W Main
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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llana Glazer hosts a vote party in Durham! Music by LUV

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ICE Watch Training // Entrenamiento de “Guarda-Barrios”

March 8 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
The Pinhook, 117 W Main
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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EN ESPAÑOL ABAJO Family separation doesn’t just happen at the border - it’s happening here in the Triangle. Over the last year ICE agents have detained our neighbors by waiting outside their homes, in the dark, until they get in their cars to go to work or take their kids to school. See: "The Border Is Here" about NC http://www.ncpolicywatch.com/2019/07/02/the-border-is-here/ Siembra NC operates a rapid response network across I-40 that creates greater safety for our immigrant neighbors, in partnership with…

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2nd Annual Bull City Lip Sync Battle – POSTPONED (date TBD)

March 14 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Durham, NC 27701 United States + Google Map
$5 – $81

We are back for a re-match! Last year's inaugural Bull City Lip Sync Battle was a sold-out success, with some of Durham's finest elected officials shaking their shimmy and lip syncing their hearts out for our community. Don't miss your chance to be in the audience this year! The lovely Vivica C. Coxx will be hosting us again and DJ Gemynii will be spinning the tunes. The event will benefit the Durham LGBTQ+ History Project, a project sponsored by the…

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April 2020

Eco-Life Challenge 2020 – ONLINE

April 22 - May 3
Free

Made for those who seek to take action for present and future generations to come, and those who wish to live a little kinder towards the planet. The Durham Originals invite you to embark on a 12 day sustainability challenge, designed to help you bring consciousness to action. Participants will complete and document daily challenges to win prizes and be entered into the drawing for the Grand Prize! The event is digital (play from home!) and free! The Durham Originals…

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June 2020

Juneteenth Celebration Parade

June 20 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Durham, NC 27701 United States + Google Map

Join My Black Counts NC, the Durham Complete Count Committee, SpiritHouse NC, El Centro Hispano, You Can Vote and partners for a social distancing parade to Get out the Count. Free face masks, census swag, ice cream, and voting information.

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July 2020

Legal Aid Eviction Webinar

July 31 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Durham County Library Durham, NC 27701 United States + Google Map

Know your rights Eviction info and assistance Free Zoom Webinar Sign up at https://tinyurl.com/Legalaideviction Contact [email protected]    

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