Our Mission:To lift up the stories of African American Figures both current and historic, and to create a more comprehensive picture of the American experience.

Our History

Founded in 1913 by Dr. Aaron McDuffie Moore, The Durham Colored Library, Inc. (DCL, Inc.) is one of Durham’s oldest non-profit organizations. We are dedicated to our mission: To lift up the stories of African American Figures, both current and historic, and to create a more comprehensive picture of the American experience. 

Our Current Initiatives

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Durham Colored Library, Inc.

PO Box 2736

Durham, NC 27715-2736

www.DurhamCL.org