Passing the Torch

The Museum of Durham History is partnering with other individuals and organizations to reflect on the 50 year anniversary of the North Carolina Fund. We hope you’ll save the following dates:

NOVEMBER 10-16, 2013 in Durham, NC

Sunday, November 10 from 3-5 p.m. at Hayti Heritage Center, 804 Old Fayetteville Street:  A screening of documentary Change Comes Knocking: The NC Fund with commentary from Fund leaders Howard Fuller, Ann Atwater, and others

Monday, November 11 from 7-9 p.m. at Durham CAARE, 214 Broadway Street:  An inter-generational conversation about poverty and activism with Fund leader Howard Fuller

Tuesday, November 12 from 3-6 p.m. at MDC, 307 West Main Street: Back to the Future: Race, Power, and the NC Fund

Dr. Robert Korstad, co-author of To Right These Wrongs: The North Carolina Fund and the Battle to End Poverty and Inequality in 1960s America, leads a conversation with Howard Fuller on the Fund’s move from a focus on service to justice, followed by a panel discussion with community organizers about ways to address institutional barriers currently blocking upward mobility.  By invitation or pre-registration at .

Thursday, November 14 at Lyons Park, TBD: planning an “Info-Fair” for Latino families

Friday, November 15 from 7-9 p.m. at NCCU, B.N. Duke Auditorium: a screening of  Passing the Torch:  Bill Friday, Terry Sanford and North Carolina’s Greatest Generation with UNC Law Professor Gene Nichol

Saturday, November 16 from 9:30-11 p.m.  at Hayti Heritage Center, 804 Old Fayetteville Street:   March retracing the route of the 1963 “Silent March” for Justice – – from Hayti Heritage Center to Downtown Durham — The 1963 march by NCCU students and supporters protested segregation. Join us and stand up for justice and opportunity TODAY!

For more information, contact:  Dr. Steven Channing, at or 919-244-4043

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