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UNC Building to be Renamed after Pauli Murray

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill announced late last week that they would rename Hamilton Hall in honor of Durham native Pauli Murray. UNC-Chapel Hill is in the process of renaming several campus buildings with “racially unjust” names. In 1938, Pauli Murray, an inductee of the North Carolina Literary Hall of Fame, applied […]

The Mothership Departs: Farewell, Mothership

The Durham arts community will lose an invaluable nerve center when The Mothership permanently closes its doors at the end of June. The Mothership made the announcement late last weeek. From the beginning of this crisis, we’ve been dedicated to letting the new conditions (stay-at-home orders, physical distancing, a reshuffled economy) conjure the greatest amount […]

Duke University Press Provides Global Access for All

As the publishing arm of Duke University in Durham, Duke University Press follows the University’s dual commitments to quality and access. In terms of quality, the press hopes to “advance the frontiers of knowledge and contribute boldly to the international community of scholarship.” In terms of access, the press seeks to promote a “spirit of […]

In Every Ending, a Beginning: The Regulator

Just a heads up that The Regulator Bookshop in Durham will close briefly for renovations March 4-6. Tom Campbell and John Valentine have owned The Regulator for forty years, but will celebrate their retirement at the end of the month. (Congratulations!) After which, they’ll hand over the reins to two longtime employees, Elliot Berger and […]

Help Roll Out New Black Feminist Bookmobile

Over the past decade, food trucks have become a culinary phenomenon, perhaps nowhere more so than in Durham. So it seems appropriate that in 2018, the Bull City will welcome its first black feminist bookmobile, a natural, road-worthy extension for wheeled customer service. If food, why not books? Anyone who grew up in a rural […]

Pauli Murray Home Designated National Historic Landmark

Tomorrow, Saturday, April 1, The Pauli Murray Project will host elected officials and “family and community leaders” when the Pauli Murray Family Home in Durham is officially designated a National Historic Landmark by the National Park Service. The “Homecoming” kicks off at 1:00 pm and includes a plaque presentation, exhibits on Pauli Murray’s life and […]