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Empowering and Diverse Opportunities

 
 
Empowering and Diverse Opportunities Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, November 10, 2018
1. Empowering and Diverse Opportunities Marker
Inscription.  Through strategic leadership and funding since 1935, Black entrepreneurs on Parrish Street are active participants in the founding of the Durham Business and Professional Chain, the Durham Committee on the Affairs of Black People, Black newspapers in Durham and in the election of Black Americans to the Durham County Commissioners, Durham City Council, and Durham School Board.
 
Location. 35° 59.7′ N, 78° 53.935′ W. Marker is in Durham, North Carolina, in Durham County. Marker is at the intersection of North Church Street and East Parrish Street, on the right when traveling north on North Church Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1803 North Church Street, Durham NC 27701, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Malbourne A Angier (within shouting distance of this marker); Durham County Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Roll of Honor (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Dedicated to Those who Served in the World War (about 300 feet away); In Memory of "The Boys Who Wore the Gray"
Empowering and Diverse Opportunities Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, November 10, 2018
2. Empowering and Diverse Opportunities Marker
(about 400 feet away); Dr. Bartlett Durham (about 400 feet away); N. C. Society of Engineers (about 400 feet away); A Black Capital for the World to See (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Durham.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on March 18, 2019. This page originally submitted on November 11, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 56 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 11, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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