This week’s Hometown Hero is Dr. Joseph Jordan, the director of the Sonja Haynes Stone Center for Black Culture and History at UNC which is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year.

“There’s a period, a very early period, when you had some very conscious and very politically-astute students who understood the relationship between not only having a presence on campus, but being able to translate that presence into something that was both academically, artistically and culturally expressive of who they were.”