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Durham Native & Black Pioneer: Ben Ruffin

By Brigette Bagley

February 22, 2024

It is Black History Month, which means you have likely seen social media posts and news articles commemorating the most influential Black pioneers in American history. But have you heard of Ben Ruffin in these posts or articles?

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Outreach Fair Advertises Services

By Carl Kenney

March 25, 2010

By Katie Little UNC Editor the Durham VOICE thedurhamvoice@gmail.com Although Lyons Park resident Bessie Patterson blasts the heat to 77 degrees, her home is still drafty. “I’m sitting in there with a thin nightgown with air going all around my feet,” said Patterson, a retired nursing technician. “I’m paying to heat the outside.” To fix […]

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