Stepping Into Durham’s Long Civil Rights Movement: A Downtown Walking Tour – Saturday August 3 @ 10 a.m.

Stepping Into Durham’s Long Civil Rights Movement: A Downtown Walking Tour – Saturday August 3 @ 10 a.m.

Connect social justice activism across issues and time – walk with us through Durham’s history of taking it to the streets.

Stepping Into Durham’s Long Civil Rights Movement: A Downtown Walking Tour
Saturday, August 3, 2013  10 a.m. – 12 noon — Start at the Parrish Street Forum, 108 W. Parrish Street

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The struggle for Civil Rights, Immigrant Rights, Women’s Rights, the recognition of the contributions of the Jewish community and LGBTQ Youth activism are all a part of Durham’s history. Join us as we visit the sites related to these protests and struggles, share our knowledge and experience and learn more about this history from people who lived it.

The tour will begin and end at Parrish Street Forum, 108 W. Parrish Street and will last approximately 2 hours. The event is free and open to the public – refreshments will be provided.

Sponsored by the Pauli Murray Project at the Duke Human Rights Center/Franklin Humanities Institute

Outreach partners: Preservation Durham; Museum of Durham History; Durham Committee on the Affairs of Black People; Southwest Central Quality of Life Project; Bayard Rustin Centennial Project; Parrish Street Advocacy Group

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