Durham City Council and County Commission formed the City-County Committee on Confederate Monuments and Memorials to engage the Durham community in an expansive and transparent public process regarding public monuments and other remnants of the Confederacy present in Durham; propose to the County Commission a plan of disposition for the Confederate monument torn down outside the Old Courthouse as well as the monument base that remains; catalogue all known Confederate monuments and other remnants of the Confederacy or the history of enslavement existing in Durham; and propose to the City Council and/or County Commission, as appropriate, a plan for the disposition of such monuments and remnants.
Read more about the City-County Committee on Confederate Monuments and Memorials below.
The Committee, formed in the Spring of 2018, held a series of public meetings to gather feedback from the Durham community about the Confederate monuments and related remnants. The Committee has compiled its findings and recommendations in the following report presented to the City Council and County Commission on January 8, 2019:
Click the above image for the full report (PDF File format).