Pierce Freelon


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


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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



File photo by Ben McKeown for INDY Week

“My entire life has been about representing my city,” Durham's biggest booster said today in an Instagram post. Read more

Durham County


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

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Photo by Jade Wilson for INDY Week

The mini-golf course opening tomorrow on the American Tobacco Campus is “by Durhamites, about Durham, and, really, for Durham." Read more



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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


“The Dr. King holiday is a day on, not a day off.” Read more

North Carolina

We asked nine prominent locals to bring their favorite dishes, from apps to ‘zerts. Read more