Durham Colored Library, Inc. (DCL), a non-profit organization based in Durham, N.C., manages two projects—the Merrick/Washington Magazine for the Blind and the Aaron McDuffie Moore biography project. DCL’s tax ID is 56-6001420.

To help us lift up the stories of African Americans, both past and present, and continue to plan for the future, please consider making a generous tax-deductible donation.

For online donations, click the yellow button below to access our secure donation form, managed by PayPal. You can add special instructions on the form to indicate whether your contribution should to go towards a specific project, or towards all of DCL’s work.

If you would like to send a check, please make it payable to Durham Colored Library, Inc. Indicate in the memo line if you would like to contribute to a specific project or to the organization’s Annual Fund. All checks should be mailed to:

Durham Colored Library, Inc.
PO Box 2736
Durham, N.C. 27715-2736



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And, if you would like to volunteer for the organization, we’d be happy to receive that type of support, as well! Just send us an email: