Thursday, May 16, 2013

An Unfinished March in Durham

Durham, NC was the site of many important events in American Civil Rights history. The Unfinished March is a collection of commemorations of those events related to the pursuit of Civil Rights Equality. That pursuit is ongoing, hence The Unfinished March. There are several events occurring in Durham to help remember the important victories of the past.

Saturday, May 18, 3 pm, Hayti Heritage Center
“Just Friends That You Never Knew”: A Personal and Historical Glance at Durham’s Integration of Public Facilities presented by Judge Willis Whichard. Co-sponsored by Durham County Library and St. Joseph Historical Foundation

Saturday, June 8, all day, Historic Stagville, 5828 Old Oxford Highway
Celebration of the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation through cultural
experiences, music, games, crafts and food.

Sunday, June 23, 3 pm, Durham County Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro Street
Civil Rights Stories, 1963 & Durham Civil Rights “Pop-up Museum.” Presented by Eddie Davis. Look back at Durham’s history at critically important events that changed the local civil rights landscape a half century ago. Co-sponsored by the Durham County Library and the Museum of Durham History.

For more information about Durham history, visit

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