From the Rock Wall Living Histories of Black Chapel Hill/Carrboro
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"We’re writing our own history, thank you!"Ms. Esphur Foster
From the Rock Wall is an open site for all who have lived, worked, worshipped, played, and served in–and everyone who wants to join in preserving the future of–historically Black neighborhoods in southern Orange County, NC: come listen and witness!
Did you know...H. Lee Waters filmed Black residents of Orange County in 1939? Watch the Waters films and see if you recognize anyone. If you do, click RESPOND to tell about who.
Do you remember...when Howard Lee was elected mayor? Listen to Rebecca Clark talk about working ot increase voter turonout for the election.
Do you remember...teachers like R.D. Smith, Catharyne Butler, and Freda Andrews? Click RESPOND to tell us about them and other teachers who have made a difference in your life.
Did you know...the all-Black B1 Navy Band was housed at the Roberson Street Center from 1942-1944? Click here to see photos of the band.