Press Conference May 17 @ 10 a.m. @ 906 Carroll Street
The Pauli Murray Project, SW Central Durham Quality of Life Project and Self-Help will announce plans to convert the building at 906 Carroll St., known as the Pauli Murray-Robert Fitzgerald house to serve as a center for community dialogues. Read Barbara Lau’s opening statement about this great day.
The press conference was a great success. Barbara Lau, Director of the Pauli Murray Project made an opening statement, read it here. She was followed by Durham Mayor Bill Bell; Charmaine McKissick-Melton, daughter of civil rights activist Floyd McKissick, Sr., Mayme Webb-Bledsoe, from the Southwest Central Durham Quality of Life Project steering committee; Lew Myers, Chair of the Center for Community Self-Help Board of Directors; and Reverend Dwyian Davis, a member of the Fitzgerald-Murray Family. In addition, Durham City Council members Farad Ali and Mike Woodard; Bob Ashley, Sean Stucker and April Johnson from Preservation Durham; and Professor Georgia Bizios and Katie Wakeford from the School of Design at NC State will be present as supporters of the project.
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