November Marks the Beginning of the Pauli Murray Centennial Celebration

November Marks the Beginning of the Pauli Murray Centennial Celebration

Join us as we commemorate the 100th Anniversary of Pauli Murray’s birth. Performances, Exhibitions and Panel Discussions open to everyone…


November 3, 2010: Panel Discussion – 12 noon, Free

Lest It Never Be Told: A Conversation about Durham Histories with historians Leslie Brown, David Cecelski, Andre Vann and Charmaine McKissick-Melton

John Hope Franklin Center at Duke University, Room 240 – Erwin & Trent Streets

November 3, 2010: Exhibit Opening (5:15 pm) & Panel Discussion (6 pm), Free

Pauli Murray vs. UNC: Wrestling with Change in the Jim Crow South

Featuring scholars Glenda Gilmore, Leslie Brown, Jim Leloudis, Jerry Gershenhorn, Anne Firor-Scott and moderator Genna Rae McNeil

Pauli Murray: Birth of an Activist, Traveling Exhibit

Collaboration with Center for the Study of the American South, Wilson Library, UNC Women’s Center

Wilson Library – UNC Chapel Hill

November 19, 2010: Art Exhibition Reception – 6-9 pm, Free

Strength from All My Roots: Textiles Honoring the Legacy of Pauli Murray

Sponsored by the Resource Center for Women in Ministry in the South

Exhibit Ongoing throughout November

St. Phillip’s Episcopal Church – 403 East Main St., Durham

November 21, 2010: Pauli Murray Birthday Party – 3-5 pm, Free

Celebration including cake & poetry

Poster Presentations by NCSU architecture students offering visions for the Pauli Murray Childhood Home

Community Family Life and Recreation Center at Lyon Park – 1313 Halley Street at Kent, Durham

January 28-30 & February 4-5, 2011: Pauli Murray Play

To Buy the Sun: The Challenge of Pauli Murray

Collaboration with Hidden Voices

Hayti Heritage Center (Jan.)

804 Old Fayetteville Street, Durham

Times: 7:30pm Fri. & Sat., 3pm Sun. – Tickets $10

Carrboro Arts Center (Feb.)

300 E. Main Street, #G, Carrboro

Times: 7:30pm Fri. & Sat., Tickets $10

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  1. This looks very exciting! Look forward to seeing how the events unfold.