Category: History

Royal Ice Cream Sit-In Commemoration

We had such a wonderful evening honoring the legacy of the Royal Ice Cream seven who bravely challenged segregation through the 1957 sit-in. We are so grateful to have had sit-in participants Mary Clyburn Hooks and Virginia Williams share their stories as well as to hear from Floyd McKissick, Jr. Read More

Baseball in Japan during the 1918 Spanish Flu Epidemic

Missing baseball season? We thought we’d share this piece by Adam Berenbak, which connects us to what we’re experiencing today. Mr. Berenbak is the architect behind the exhibit Durham and the Rise of the Baseball Card, a 2016 MoDH-Durham Bulls collaboration which examined Durham’s important role in the launching the baseball… Read More

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