Category: Durham A-Z

F is for Food: Tacos

  In the mid-1990s Durham’s Hispanic population was about 2,000 people. Since then, the population has grown to more than 38,000, about 14 percent of the city’s population, according to the 2010 U.S Census. The growth of the Hispanic population has changed Durham economically, culturally, and socially. Today there are… Read More

F is for Food: Barbecue

Men and women from a West Durham Baptist Church Sunday School class enjoy barbecue in a backyard in Brookstown, ca. 1940. Much of Brookstown, including the West Durham Baptist Church, was demolished by the construction of the Durham Freeway. Photograph by Wiley Bowling, donated by Clara Bowling. Read More

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