The Franchise Model of Inequity

The Hacking Into History project Hacking Into History: Reckoning With Racial Covenants in Durham County is a collaborative project between DataWorks NC, The School of Library and Information Sciences Library at North Carolina Central University (NCCU) and the Durham County Register of Deeds. Using community-generated data, the project team and participants unearth racially-restrictive covenants in Durham property deeds between 1920 […]

Next Public Workshop: Thursday, July 14

Hacking into History’s next public workshop is Thursday, July 14th from 6:00 – 8:00 pm. The project team will prepare us with tools for collaborating, explain what racial covenants are and their history in Durham and train us up on creating the data to map racially-restrictive deed covenants.  We would love to have you join us! You can learn more about […]

We’re Hiring

Are you skilled at organizing and publicizing events? Enjoy building relationships with diverse communities across Durham? Want to join and support a county-wide effort to reckon with the history of racial harm and inequity in housing in Durham County?  DataWorks NC, a 501 c 3 neighborhood data intermediary and part of the Hacking into History project team, seeks a part-time Volunteer […]

Next Public Workshop: Friday, March 25

On Friday, March 25th from 6:00-8:00pm, we invite you to join DataWorks, NCCU School of Library & Information Sciences, the Durham County Register of Deeds, Chapel Hill Attorney, Andrew Wagner, and Tia Hall of Yinsome Group LLC for this free, online workshop. As part of the Hacking Into History project, participants will learn about the history of racially-restrictive land use practices in Durham County. The workshop […]

Reckoning With Racial Covenants Meetup: Monday, February 28, 2022

On Monday, February 28th at 7:00pm, we’ll be tuning back in for those who have participated in past workshops. These gatherings are intended to help us grow as a community of practice. If you have participated in a prior Reckoning With Racial Covenants workshop and want to keep working together, please join us. Register using the link below: Please note […]