Howard Clement died Wednesday morning, leaving behind a vibrant downtown he strove for and many memories for those he met and helped as an attorney, civil rights leader and longtime Durham City Council member.
On April 2, 1969, twenty-one members of the Harlem Chapter of the Black Panther Party were formally indicted and charged with 156 counts of “conspiracy” to blow up subway and police stations, five local department stores, six railroads, and the Bronx-based New York Botanical Garden.
Hillside Park, 1301 S. Roxboro St., was selected as a winning project of the national Parks Build Community campaign and will receive a $20,000 grant from the National Recreation and Park Association and The Walt Disney Company, including Disney Citizenship, Disney|ABC Television Group, ABC 11 News and ESPN.
The mother of First Presbyterian Church’s new pastor was among a cadre of Presbyterian women, teaching elders and ruling elders who took part in the installation service last Sunday of the Rev. Mindy Douglas as the 12th pastor of this historic Durham church.