Andre Vann, "African Americans of Durham County"
Saturday, September 9, 3:00PM -- Please note time and location
The Regulator welcomes Andre Vann, author of Images of America: African Americans of Durham County for a reading and book signing.
Durham --once called the "Chicago of the South" and the "Capital of the Black Bourgeoisie -- has long been home to African Americans who have played a vital role in the growth and development of the region. Vann’s African Americans of Durham County is a rich pictorial history of residents and institutions who helped shape this Tar Heel county’s economic, political, educational, social and religious landscapes from the 1880s to the present.
Read more here: http://www.heraldsun.com/news/local/counties/durham-county/article165347937.html#storylink=cpy
Andre D. Vann is an author, historian, and university archivist. A longtime resident of Durham, Vann is archives coordinator at North Carolina Central University and a chronicler of African American history.