Whistle Stop Tours contributes to the public memory of North Carolina’s slave past and African American achievement by offering walking tours of Durham, including the Hayti neighborhood and Black Wall Street.
Whistle Stop Tours is offering two different walking tours in coming months.
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Walk/anda: Performing afrofuturist reclamation of place and space
Sunday, October 6th, 2019
9 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.
The Parlour, 117 Market Street, Durham
Free, but reserve your space at the above link
Join this place-keeping experience of Black Wall Street and Downtown Durham in order to decolonize the built environment.
Our “Walk/anda” is inclusive of both Afro-Latinx and those for whom walking is not the only way “go”.Join this place-keeping experience of Black Wall Street and Downtown Durham in order to decolonize the built environment and claim sites of memory, struggle, and celebration as liberated afrofuturist spaces.
Design your movements thru space, uncover local history, and make an impact on the physical and psychological landscape. Earn points and win prizes for questioning, designing, power-sharing and radical welcome!
Pauli’s Durham: History of Racial Segregation in the West End Neighborhood
October 12th, 10 a.m.
November 9th, 10 a.m.
Pauli Murray Center for History and Social Justice
906 Carroll Street, Durham
$12-$20. Reserve your space at the above link
Pauli’s Durham Tour is a 75-min walk into Durham’s history of racial segregation in the West End Neighborhood. Aya Shabu and friends share stories about the significance of Black Civil War soldiers, the Freedman Schools movement, unsung shero Pauli Murray – her multi-racial ancestry and heritage, and Pauli’s long history of relentless activism.
This tour is a collaboration between Whistle Stop Tours and Pauli Murray Center for History and Social Justice.
By attending this tour, all participants assume full responsibility for the safety and well-being of themselves and minors accompanying them on the tour regardless of the weather conditions. And agree to hold harmless Whistle Stop Tours, its tour operators, the Pauli Murray Center for History and Social Justice, and its staff/personnel from any liability causing personal injury to any of the participants during this tour.
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Walking Tours in the Triangle
Learn about several free walking tours in the Triangle, or look at this day-by-day list of walking tours.