Archive: Apr 2018

Louis Austin: A Courageous Voice for Black Freedom

The following article, by Jerry Gershenhorn, Professor of History at NCCU first appeared in the monthly column in the News and Observer and also in the Triangle Downtowner. The column featured essays on Durham history by members of the MoDH’s History Advisory Committee. During the early- and mid-twentieth century, when white supremacists and Jim Crow … Read More

Board Retreat Brings Fresh Ideas

As the MoDH approaches it’s 5th anniversary this October (time flies!) its leadership is taking the opportunity to reflect and look toward the future. On a recent Saturday in late March, the MoDH board of directors held a daylong retreat to focus on its goals and mission. The MoDH wants to … Read More

History Advisory Committee Convened

In early March, the museum reconvened its History Advisory Committee in order to receive feedback on its upcoming exhibits, programming, and events. This group of local historians has assisted the museum in developing content, identifying resources, and thinking creatively about how to present material to our audiences. During this meeting, … Read More