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Visitors to the Pauli Murray exhibit analyze the works on display at the Scrap Exchange. 
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Pauli Murray exhibit highlights her legacy in Durham

Local arts organization Scrap Exchange has teamed up with the Pauli Murray Project—a community-based initiative of the Duke Human Rights Center at the Franklin Humanities Institute—to celebrate the life and legacy of Pauli Murray (1910-1985). The exhibition, called “Pauli Murray: Imp, Crusader, Dude, Priest,” brings to light the fluidity and multiplicity of Pauli Murray’s identities.


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Bull City Dignity Project documents untold Durham

Some of Durham’s oldest stories are being told through some of the city’s youngest residents this summer. The Bull City Dignity Project—facilitated by senior Kari Barclay and junior Lara Haft and funded by the Kenan Institute for Ethics at Duke—brought ten local high school students together to create a documentary theater performance that pieces together parts of Durham’s history to create a powerful collection of untold narratives. The performance is in the form of continuous and overlapping monologues—some of which interact with each other—that directly tell stories from Durham residents who were interviewed by the students as a part of the program this summer.


Punk rock trio Screaming Females will perform at the Pinhook in Durham this Thursday, Aug. 27.
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The Screaming Females return to Pinhook

The Pinhook’s roots in alternative music and renowned artists will be on full display with a show this Thursday. The Screaming Females, a punk outfit hailing from New Brunswick, New Jersey, is composed of Marissa Paternoster on guitar and vocals, Jarrett Dougherty on drums and King Mike on bass and will showcase their sound this Thursday, Aug.