Morgan Johnson

Morgan is a Carrboro Commons staff writer.

TABLE Celebrates its fifth year and a new executive director

TABLE Celebrates its fifth year and a new executive director

Five years doesn’t sound like a long time, but when Carrboro-based non-profit TABLE celebrates its fifth birthday this April, it will be clear that its community impact has been no small feat. On Saturday, April 20, TABLE will hold a birthday party of sorts for the organization at Carrboro Farmers’ Market with food trucks, three local bands, craft vendors and kid’s activities. TABLE also… Read more →

The Jackson Center: Saving history in Northside

The Jackson Center: Saving history in Northside

By Morgan Johnson Carrboro Commons Staff Writer   The Marian Cheek Jackson Center for Saving and Making History, 510 W. Rosemary St., is a public history and community development center located in the Northside neighborhood of Chapel Hill-Carrboro. The predominately black Northside and Pine Knolls neighborhoods have rich histories post-Reconstruction, under Jim Crow, during the Civil Rights Era, and in the… Read more →