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“Barbershop Talk Series: Building Systems to Support Boys of Color” Returns April 9

Barbershop Talk Series


Durham Public Schools Office of Equity Affairs presents the second installment of the “Barbershop Talk Series: Building Systems to Support Boys of Color”--a panel discussion led by DPS male students of color.

The event takes place Tuesday, April 9, at the Holton Career and Resource Center, 401 N. Driver St., from 5:30 - 7:00 pm The Barbershop Talk event is free and open to the public; DPS employees are especially encouraged to attend. 


About the Barbershop Talk Series
The Barbershop Talk Series began in February with more than two hundred educators and community leaders attending to begin a conversation about changing systems and structures within DPS to achieve greater equity and support for boys of color. At this second event,
the panel will be comprised of male students of color answering questions about barriers they encountered and opportunities they were able to take advantage of to be successful.

For more information about the Barbershop Talk Series, contact Jermaine Porter, DPS Boys of Color Initiative Coordinator, at

For press inquiries, contact Chip Sudderth, Chief Communications Officer, at


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