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Published on: 03/08/2018

7 Delaware Women Who Changed the World

Delaware has been home to a lot of groundbreaking women. Here are 7 amazing women that have made history – in Delaware and nationwide. 

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Published on: 03/07/2018

This Is Delaware: Photo Contest on Instagram

The State of Delaware is launching an Instagram account, @Delaware_gov and to celebrate, we are starting a “This Is Delaware” photo contest on Instagram! The 1st place photo will be featured as the 1st picture on the 1st State’s new Instagram account.  The winner will also receive an annual pass to Delaware State Parks and tickets to […]

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Published on: 02/27/2018

Delaware and the Green Book

The Green Book was a travel and vacation guidebook for African American travelers between 1936 and 1966 that listed hotels, restaurants, bars, barber and beauty shops, and more – learn more about the locations in Delaware that were listed in The Green Book.

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Published on: 02/08/2018

Black History Month in February

February is Black History Month, and organizations throughout Delaware are hosting events to recognize key historical and cultural moments and milestones, and to celebrate stories, arts, and music. 

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Published on: 12/15/2017

How to Give Back This Holiday Season

Looking for a way to volunteer this holiday season? We have complied a list of ways you can support your community.

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