“This anti-immigration rhetoric is sad for Durham, and quite frankly, painful for me." Read more

Durham County 1 Comments


Jade Wilson

Eastway Elementary was one of five Durham schools that received a Schools Improvement Grant. Eastway’s grant was worth $3.2 million over five years. Read more

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Letters to the Editor 1 Comments


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You don’t need us to tell you about Run-DMC, Whodini, Jill Scott, 9th Wonder, and Marcus Anderson—but here’s a few great Art of Cool sets that might fly under your radar. Read more



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Get to know Sulaiman and Lesleigh Mausi, who are bringing Run-DMC, Jill Scott, Ari Lennox, Big Daddy Kane, and more big names (but not much jazz) to downtown Durham this weekend. Read more



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The email came in response to a heated confrontation at the People’s Alliance’s August 21 endorsement meeting. Read more

Durham County

A young defendant does the math and calculates it makes more sense to represent herself in court. Read more

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Founder Laura Ritchie, director Saba Taj, and others discuss the ups, the downs, and the legacy of the lifeblood of the Durham art scene, whose energies will long outlast the space. Read more


Raleigh deserves better. Read more

Elections 18 Comments

The INDY’s endorsements and early voting locations in Raleigh and Durham. Read more

Elections 2 Comments

Cabellero was appointed to the at-large seat in January 2018 to replace Steve Schewel when Schewel became mayor. Read more


Johnson is seeking re-election to an at-large seat. Read more


Reece is seeking re-election to an at-large seat. Read more



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Wagstaff is seeking one of three at-large seats on the Durham City Council. Read more



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Price didn’t mince words in a November 1943 letter to the conductor of the Boston Symphony Orchestra: “My dear Dr. Koussevitzky, to begin with, I have two handicaps—those of sex and race." Read more



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Conviction and caution collide on the Durham-based Merge Records artist's fine, fiery new album, due out this Friday. Read more



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After closing for nine months, Nana’s has reemerged into a restaurant scene that has largely passed it by. Read more



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Featuring the flicks we'll absolutely see, the films we'll probably see, and the ones that we're going to have to bug our local cinemas to book. Read more


Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Jay Leno, Ariana Grande, and dozens of other big personalities and can't-miss performers are coming in hot this fall. Read more



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“It's important that women in business understand how vital their personal support system is to their success, and have the resources available to live an optimal life.” Read more


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    Jade Wilson

    Ingrid Saddler-Walker, Eastway Elementary guidance counselor and yoga teacher, instructs a class of students.

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    Jade Wilson

    Ingrid Saddler-Walker, Eastway Elementary guidance counselor and yoga teacher, instructs a class of students.

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    Stagville State Historic Site

    Cooking demonstration at Stagville

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    Courtesy of Kaleidoscope Fest

    A group of female professionals, including Jacqueline Mims (left), a former rocket scientist for NASA and the founder of My Global Stem Academy, gathered in August for a preview night for the forthcoming Kaleidoscope Fest in Durham.

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    Screenshot taken from City of Durham Facebook page.

    Durham Police Chief CJ Davis speaks at a press conference on August 22, 2019.

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    “Felons with Firearms in Durham, NC.” August 2019. Report prepared by the Gang Reduction Strategy Steering Committee

    A sample file for a proposed social media campaign.