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 Posts Tagged With: "February"

Black History Month Spotlight on Louis L. Redding, Fred T. Johnson, Samuel D. Burris, and Pauline A. Young. 

Written on: February 4th, 2019 in Blog Posts

Throughout Black History Month, we will be highlighting African American leaders that have influenced Delaware’s history. This week, we are highlighting Louis L. Redding, Fred T. Johnson, Samuel D. Burris, and Pauline A. Young. 


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Delaware and the Green Book

Written on: February 27th, 2018 in Blog Posts

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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Black History Month in February

Written on: February 8th, 2018 in Blog Posts

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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