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Phil Freelon

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Illustration by Annie Maynard

Bring your finest Thanksgiving dish and gather ’round our imaginary table. Read more

Features

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Photos by Jade Wilson

A remembrance of the Durham master architect, Phil Freelon, who led the design team for the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C. Read more

Longform

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photo courtesy of the candidate

Freelon, who ran for mayor in Durham in 2017, will now vie for the seat left open by Floyd McKissick's appointment to the public utilities commission. McKissick says the seat until he's confirmed by the Senate and he's tendered his resignation. Read more

Elections

Y’all can remember him for what he built if you want to, but I’ll always remember him for what he didn’t build. Read more

Voices

We have a responsibility to create a community that is a life-giving as possible. What does that look like? Read more

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Photo Credit Lissa Gotwals

“How often do we stop to consider the roots that make it all possible?” Read more

Durham County 1 Comments

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Photo Credit Lissa Gotwals

The church offers curated arts programming, such as the March 12 artist talk by Marcella D. Camara, but it also holds monthly Sunday services led by artists and community leaders. Read more

Art

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    Smithsonian Institute

    National Museum of African American History