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How Much Is a Confederate Monument Worth?

Durham County officials say the statue demonstrators tore down in August is worth about $28,000, but it has no moral value

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In a Crowded Field Where Everyone Agrees on Almost Everything, How Do Durham Candidates Distinguish Themselves?

They talk about value statements rather than how to enact policies

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A New Exhibit Lays Bare How White Privilege Has Influenced Durham’s Past and Present

Uneven Ground is a project of Bull City 150,

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The Durham City Council wants to establish rules for officials' social media use

Mind Your Manners

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The Radicals Who Toppled a Confederate Monument Have Sparked a National Conversation. But Who Are They?

The demonstrations in Durham have thrust local activists into the spotlight

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Is It Time for Durham to Rethink Its Unusual Method of Electing Some City Council Members?

If Durham moved to a true-ward system, district representatives would no longer be elected citywide

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On Friday, the Durham County Sheriff’s Office Told Everyone to Ignore Rumors That Originated with the Sheriff’s Office. What Gives?

There was no way Sheriff Mike Andrews could’ve escaped criticism. But still, what was he thinking?

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What a 1985 Insurgency Can Teach Us About Durham’s Mayoral Race

Durham has changed a lot in the last three decades. But today’s politics have echoes of yesteryear.

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How Much Should Durham Pay to Help Homeowners After a Developer Went Bust?

The city city council thought 50 percent of the infrastructure costs wasn’t enough

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Batalá Durham Can Stay Put in Central Park. Now, What to Do With the City’s Noise Ordinance?

A First Amendment attorney says it might be unconstitutional

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Meet the Candidates Who Want to Shake Up Durham’s City Council and Change the City’s Trajectory

There are fourteen people running for three council seats

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Durham County Has an Eviction Crisis. Can a New Diversion Program Help?

In 2015–16, one eviction case was filed for every twenty-eight county residents

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The Durham County Sheriff’s Office Says It Doesn’t Participate in ICE’s Secure Communities Program. Tell That to Jairo Garcia del Cid.

The eighteen-year-old was held in the county jail until ICE could grab him, now faces deportation

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The Durham Police’s Explanation of Frank Clark’s Death Hardly Clears Things Up

The DPD, like the SBI, were unable to find any witnesses willing to talk about the shooting

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By the Time You Read This, ICE Might Have Shipped Durham Resident Wendy Miranda Fernandez Back to El Salvador—Perhaps to Her Death

The 23-year-old fled violence in her home country nine years ago. She’s been in ICE custody since March.

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Reuniting Fourteen Durham Families, Black Mama's Day Bail Out Aims to Reform the State's Racially Biased Ransom Demands

The national action was spearheaded here by Southerners on New Ground and culminated in a Mother's Day celebration at Hillside Park.

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As the Durham County Jail Plans to Roll Out Video Visitation, Activists Don’t Trust the Sheriff’s Intentions

Inmate advocates worry the jail will get rid of in-person visits

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How Twenty Acres Near N.C. Central Earmarked for Affordable Student Housing Turned into an Empty Lot

The Durham Housing Authority is making plans to buy it back

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The Durham Mayor’s Race Is Taking Shape, Though Not How We Expected

A primer on the three announced candidates so far: Farad Ali, Pierce Freelon, and Steve Schewel

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Kenneth Bailey Jr.’s Family Wants the Story of His Death-by-Cop Told Their Way

The twenty-four-year-old was killed by Durham police on February 15.

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The crumpled hulk should be sent to the Smithstonian or the Civil Rights Museum in Birmingham. Eventually, it will be …

by William Turnier on How Much Is a Confederate Monument Worth? (Durham County)

Thanks for this article, Indy and SarahW. I appreciate this important exhibit being brought to my attention. As another new …

by Mr_JT on A New Exhibit Lays Bare How White Privilege Has Influenced Durham’s Past and Present (Durham County)

I was proud to be in the streets with these and many other hundreds of wonderful Durhamites to show our …

by Ruby Sinreich on The Radicals Who Toppled a Confederate Monument Have Sparked a National Conversation. But Who Are They? (Durham County)

It makes me sincerely proud! Tons of respect to those who are struggling against the state right now. I may …

by Jaydeeh on The Radicals Who Toppled a Confederate Monument Have Sparked a National Conversation. But Who Are They? (Durham County)

Just makes me proud to see my hometown becoming a haven for Marxists. (NOT)! …

by Barbara 2 on The Radicals Who Toppled a Confederate Monument Have Sparked a National Conversation. But Who Are They? (Durham County)

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The crumpled hulk should be sent to the Smithstonian or the Civil Rights Museum in Birmingham. Eventually, it will be …

by William Turnier on How Much Is a Confederate Monument Worth? (Durham County)

Thanks for this article, Indy and SarahW. I appreciate this important exhibit being brought to my attention. As another new …

by Mr_JT on A New Exhibit Lays Bare How White Privilege Has Influenced Durham’s Past and Present (Durham County)

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