The Hacking into History Curriculum Kit contains pilot exercises, sample deeds, a slide deck and additional resources that K-12 educators can use for teaching students about racial covenant clauses in Durham. Project team members may be able to assist educators; please reach out [email protected] Download the full Curriculum Kit here!
Press Coverage of Hacking into History
Any person of African descent:’ Thousands of racial covenants found in Durham property deeds.” ABC11 Eyewitness News, March 2023.
“Volunteers search for racism written into land deeds.” Indyweek, November 2022.
How historical housing practices led to the racial makeup of my Durham neighborhood. WUNC Youth Reporting Institute, September 2022.
‘“Hidden monuments of the white franchise.” Who Owns Durham? Podcast, March 2022.
Durham History Projects
Historic Hayti, Revisited was created in the Spring semester of 2022 by the students in Dr. Chassanoff’s Digital Heritage Projects class at North Carolina Central University.
National mapping and digital history projects on racial covenants
Mapping Prejudice (Minneapolis, MN)
Segregated Seattle (Seattle, WA; King County)
Mapping Cville (Charlottesville, VA)
Mapping Segregation in Washington DC (Washington DC)
Mapping Racism (Hyattsville, MD)