A Tour Through Historic Black Durham

Historic Black Durham

"A Tour Through Historic Black Durham" was part of the virtual event "Getting to Know Your New Hometown: Durham Then and Now," hosted by Duke Service-Learning. In this video, Kyrie Mason and Geoff Gadsden present a dynamic aerial tour of historic Black Durham using Google Earth maps. Kyrie and Geoff are first-year graduate students in the Master's in History program at North Carolina Central University. They are working with Dr. Charles Johnson, Assistant Professor and Director of the Public History Program at North Carolina Central University, to preserve the rich history of Black Durham. Calleen Herbert is the Director of the Office of Community Engagement and Service (OCES) at North Carolina Central University.

NCCU featured an article about the presentation entitled "History Students Raise Awareness of Durham’s African American History," by Kia C. Bell.