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ROSALYN ELDER on Massachusetts’ African American Heritage

September 28, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Free

The Boston Public Library welcomes author ROSALYN ELDER for an exploration of African American Heritage in Massachusetts. This combination tourist guide and history book explores the contributions of African Americans to the history of Massachusetts through 742 sites around the state.  Ignorance about these contributions have blinded many to the vision, faith, and determination that allowed these ancestors to persevere and accomplish so much in the face of overwhelming obstacles.

Details

Date:
September 28, 2017
Time:
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Website:
http://www.africamamericanheritagemassachusetts.com

Venue

Boston Public Library, Jamaica Plain Branch, 30 South St., Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
30 South St.
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
Phone:
617-524-2053
Website:
www.bpl.org

Organizer

Boston Public Library
Phone:
6175365400
Email:
ask@bpl.org
Website:
www.bpl.org

Did You Know?

Certain books were “banned in Boston” at least as far back as 1651, when one William Pynchon wrote a book criticizing Puritanism.