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Video Stories - Personal Narratives

For some Durham residents history was simply everyday life.

In these Personal Narratives you'll hear about school integration from a student's perspective, discover why Durham became known nationally as a mecca for black business, and much more. Check back soon. We'll be adding new voices to the colorful and sometimes surprising story that is our city's history.


Kelly Bryant - "The nation's black Wall Street"

Kelly Bryant
Kelly Bryant
"The nation's black Wall Street"

Susan Ross
Susan Ross
"Separate yes, but equal?"

Bill Bell
Mayor Bill Bell
"MLK Assassination"

Jim Wise
Jim Wise
"Railroad Boomtown"

Anna Jones
Anna Jones
"A Place of Education and Nurture"

Lois Deloatch
Lois Deloatch
"Durham as an Arts Community"

Barbara Lau
Barbara Lau on Pauli Murray
"She Lived on the Crest of the Wave"

Josh Parker
Josh Parker on Julian Carr
"Durham's Renaissance Man"

John Shelp
John Shelp
"Diversity, Harmony, Community -- Duham Connections"

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