Blog of the Bishop's Committee for Racial Justice and Reconciliation (we call the committee "RJ&R") of the Episcopal Diocese of North Carolina
Wednesday, October 5, 2011
PAULI MURRAY: Public Art Day, Historic Marker Unveiling, & Birthday Party!
November 12 & 20, 2011
West End, Durham, NC
Join in the celebration of Paul Murray’s 101st birthday. This remarkable leader in the civil rights movement, labor movement, and the women's movement grew up in Durham’s West End. Murray was a lawyer, professor, writer, poet, prophet, and Episcopal priest. On November 12, a public art day with environmental artist Bryant Holsenbeck and others will be held at Pauli Murray’s childhood home 906 Carroll Street in Durham. On November 20, a North Carolina historic marker in Murray’s honor will be unveiled on Chapel Hill St. near Carroll St. A birthday party at Lyon Park Community Center will follow. Free and open to the public Contact: RCWMS, 919-683-1236, firstname.lastname@example.org, or the Pauli Murray Project at Duke,www.paulimurrayproject.org
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