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Say His Name: James Cates

June 14, 2021

A murder 50 years ago rattled Chapel Hill’s Black community, laying bare the town’s inequality. Stabbed by white supremacists, Cates died in the Pit on UNC campus waiting for an ambulance that never arrived. The bricks were cleaned by the … Continued

Black Communities Conference #BlackCom2021

March 26, 2021

If you missed the Black Communities Conference 2021, you’ll soon be able to watch the recorded talks –  “Beyond the Lawn Signs and Statements,” “Ending Profiling, Police, Prisons & Parole as We Know It,” “Deep Rivers: The Arts & Music … Continued

The Marvelous Life of Marvel Cooke

March 11, 2021

  The play Edges of Time (directed by Jules Odendahl-James, starring Kathryn Hunter-Williams) premieres this month. Not only was Cooke the first woman and first Black person to work for the New York City leftist newspaper The Daily Compass, but … Continued