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Durham County Library Hosts Program on Dr. King’s Poor People’s March

In preparation for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Durham County Library will host Dr. Gordon R. Mantler for a presentation and discussion of his book, Power to the Poor: Black-Brown Coalition and the Fight for Economic Justice, 1960-1974, at 3 p.m. on Saturday, January 18 at the Main Library, 300. N. Roxboro St. A book signing will follow the reading

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Durham County Library Hosts In the Wings: PlayMakers on The Mountaintop

Durham County Library will host the directors and members of the cast from PlayMakers production of Katori Hall’s The Mountaintop, for a discussion of this powerful play set in Memphis on April 3, 1968. The program takes place at 7 p.m. on Monday, September 16, at the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St.

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Durham County Library Hosts Film Screening: A Ripple of Hope

Durham County Library will host a viewing of A Ripple of Hope, a documentary that dramatically retells the events of April 4, 1968, the day that Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated outside a Memphis hotel room.

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