city council

Leonardo Williams leads mayoral votes with a personal connection to Durham

By Emma Hall

November 2, 2023

Williams went to North Carolina Central University in Durham, N.C., and has worked as an educator and entrepreneur in Durham since. He also emphasized that as a Black man, he believes he can better connect to Durham issues than Woodard.

“A lot of Durham problems that we are experiencing right now, they are personal, lived experiences to me,” he said.

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Durham students let their voices be heard

By Emily Browder

November 5, 2009

Last week, the mayoral and city council elections was drawing near, local Durham youth were making sure their voices are heard. On Thursday, Oct. 29, Durham youth ranging from elementary to high school students gathered at the Holton Career and Resource Center to ask questions to their potential community leaders. These young and active members […]

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