Floyd Mckissick

Durham, NCheraldsun.com

Floyd McKissick recalls how bias derailed his father’s vision for NC’s Soul City

A few years ago, Floyd McKissick Jr. got a call at his Durham law office from an employee at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. She had come across old records about a community McKissick’s father, a Black civil-rights leader, had tried to create in North Carolina and she wanted to know: Was there really a place called Soul City?