An Open Letter to Durham Police Chief Jose Lopez

Dear Chief Lopez, On October 31, 2012, I met with you to discuss concerns of the citizens of Durham’s Walltown neighborhood about policing in our neighborhood. I came at your request because the Walltown Neighborhood Ministries, which I serve as Chair, had invited you the day before to attend a public forum in our neighborhood [Read More…]

Time for Another Charrette in Durham

Beginning the first weekend of December this year, Man Bites Dog Theatre will honor Durham’s mother, Ann Atwater, by bringing to the stage a wonderful play about her life. “In 1971, as Durham struggles with school desegregation, Ann Atwater, an African American civil rights activist, and C.P. Ellis, a member of the Ku Klux Klan, [Read More…]