voting

Community rallies to staff voting sites in Durham

By Palace Jones

October 30, 2020

The dire prospect of a shortage among Durham’s election poll workers, for fears of contracting and spreading Covid-19, could have resulted in even longer lines than we’re seeing in early voting. Fortunately, more than enough residents of Durham rose to perform a treasured civic duty by signing up to help voters enjoy a smooth and […]

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Despite rain, NAACP marches for voting rights

By Marissa Peterson

March 28, 2013

“The rain is trying to silence us so we have to raise our voices.” Fred Foster Jr., NAACP Durham chapter president and Durham County Commissioner chair gave those final words of encouragement before leading a group of 10 through the rain on March 24. Though 39-degree, overcast weather discouraged a large crowd, the show went […]

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