Darryl Gaston oral history interview, 2015 November 2
Darryl Reginald Gaston served as the President of the Druid Hills Neighborhood Association in Charlotte North Carolina for nearly a decade. Born in 1961, Mr. Gaston grew up on Edison Street, located in Druid Hills, which he describes as a tight-knit community. Mr. Gaston discusses his childhood, educational experiences, and family stories. As an ordained pastor and certified instructor of the art and applied science of barbering and hair design, Mr. Gaston recalls the challenges he faced within his personal life and his interest in mentoring the younger generation. Additionally, Mr. Gaston discusses how he would like to see the Druid Hills community become sustainable, safe, and inclusive.