Posts Tagged ‘North Carolina Central University’

Triangle-Area Undergrads: Apply During February 2015 for Student Documentary Awards

Triangle-Area Undergrads: Apply During February 2015 for Student Documentary Awards

Established in 1990 by the Center for Documentary Studies, the John Hope Franklin Student Documentary Awards go to undergraduates attending North Carolina’s Triangle-area universities to help them conduct intensive summer-long documentary fieldwork projects, for which they receive up to $2,000. The awards are named for revered scholar John Hope Franklin, the late professor emeritus of history at Duke […]


Documentary on 1922 Durham Building Premieres at CDS—Free Screening Thursday, May 3

Documentary on 1922 Durham Building Premieres at CDS—Free Screening Thursday, May 3

The new documentary film Upbuilding Whitted, presented by the North Carolina Central University Department of English and Mass Communication, explores the history and significance of the Whitted building in Durham, North Carolina. The structure was built in 1922 as Hillside Park High, Durham’s first African American high school; in 1949 it became J.A. Whitted Junior […]