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Black History Month Spotlight on Mary Ann Shadd Cary, Abraham Doras Shadd, Jane Mitchell, and Littleton Mitchell

Written on: February 13th, 2019 in Blog Posts

Throughout Black History Month we are spotlighting African American leaders that influenced Delaware. This week, we are highlighting families who changed history: Mary Ann Shadd Cary and Abraham Doras Shadd, a father and daughter from the 1800s and Jane Mitchell and Littleton Mitchell a husband and wife from recent time. These families helped shape Delaware and the nation at large. 


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