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Thousands of undocumented immigrants live in North Carolina, and the state’s Latino population is rapidly growing. With the incoming administration, President-elect Donald Trump proposes to deport immigrants. Organizations such as El Pueblo are encouraging community members to fight against the state legislators’ position on immigration.
David McKnight is an influential musician and former journalist also known as the Franklin Street Fiddler, the Mayor of Ninth Street, or Hillsborough Street’s Handel. McKnight was recently diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor, giving him little time to live. This week musicians gathered in Durham to pay tribute to McKnight.
Horse & Buggy Press will have one last exhibit, by Jessina Leonard, at the Bull City Arts Collaborative before moving locations. Dave Wofford founded the letterpress business and art gallery in 1996. Since then, Wofford’s business has expanded to encompass new perspectives on art and design.
Sean Martin, of Mebane, North Carolina, found the first edition of F.L. "Fanny" Gillette's The White House Cook Book at a Chapel Hill Public Library book sale. The cookbook was a nineteenth-century bestseller, and could be worth five-hundred dollars.