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Charleston Lecture: Philip & Pierce Freelon

150 South Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27599
Dates: November 16, 2017
Phone: (919) 962-5665
Time: 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Join us in the Stone Center Theatre for the 2017 Charleston Lecture in Southern Affairs by Philip and Pierce Freelon, titled “Black Space Making and the Built Environment.” Philip Freelon is a renowned architect who served as the lead designer for the Stone Center as well as the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture. Pierce Freelon is a musician and social entrepreneur who founded Blackspace and is currently running for Mayor of Durham. These two visionary leaders will discuss past and present challenges and opportunities in the struggle to create spaces for creative expression and social justice. This event, co-sponsored by the Sonja Haynes Stone Center for Black Culture and History, is free and open to the public. Free parking is available after 5:00 pm in the Bell Tower parking deck.