Wendell Tabb

Melissa Wade talked with Wendell Tabb, the drama teacher for the historic Hillside High School in Durham for over 35years. After over 100 plays, Mr. Tabb is retiring from teaching.¬† He has taken Hillside’s drama department as well as the community to great heights when it comes to plays, performances and more…Many of his students […]

Kevin Wilson Jr. a 2007 graduate from Durham’s Hillside High School was nominated as one of five finalists for best live action short films by the Oscars. Wilson’s 20-minute short film, “My Nephew Emmett”¬†dramatizes the real-life murder of Emmett Till, a 14-year African-American boy beaten and lynched in 1955 Mississippi – after being accused of […]