Chapel Hill Public Library, University Commission on History, Race, and A Way Forward, Bridging the Gap, and Flyleaf Books present From Here to Equality: Community Read and Conversations. oin authors William “Sandy” Darity and Kirsten Mullen in a 4-part community read and conversation series centered on their book, From Here to Equality: Reparations for Black Americans in the 21st Century. We will listen to and learn from the book’s authors, community elders and members, and artists. We will come with our histories and understandings and will search together for what we can learn from each other about our shared histories that we might not yet know.
The University Commission on History, Race, and a Way Forward hosted the first of two webinars in a series called “Unsung Founders Memorial: Past and Present” on October 18 from 7:00-8:30 P.M. The first webinar showcased a panel of those who participated in the original ideation of the gift from the Class of 2002. They shared their motivation for the memorial and explored community feedback beginning at the time of its conceptualization and dedication. Attendees also had the opportunity to hear from the artist, Do Ho Suh. Stay tuned for information on how to sign up for the second webinar in this important series.