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New State Capitol Statue Should Recognize Arts

After a twenty-five year moratorium on new statuary at the North Carolina State Capitol, a state-wide dialogue has begun for a new statue honoring African Americans in the Old North State. “I can’t think of a more appropriate way to recognize the contributions of African Americans to North Carolina’s history than a monument at the […]

New Pauli Murray Biography

North Carolina author and activist Pauli Murray was inducted into the North Carolina Literary Hall of Fame in 1998. Author of the famous autobiography Proud Shoes, which tells the story of her upbringing in Durham, Pauli received a law degree at Howard University, a Masters in Law from the University of California at Berkeley, and […]

Pauli Murray Named a Saint

North Carolina Literary Hall of Fame inductee Pauli Murray was named a Saint last week by the Episcopal Church. Murray was raised in Durham, and is best known as an author for her memoir Proud Shoes. But her legacy includes her inspirational work as a “feminist, civil rights activist, lawyer, and the distinction of being […]