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Nov 04, 2022

November 19, 2022: Black Homesteaders of The South Workshop

The International African American Museum will lead a discussion about the book Black Homesteaders of The South with author Bernice Alexander Bennett and additional speakers on Saturday, November 19, 2022 at 1 PM.

This book is dedicated to the African American men and women that toiled from sunup-to-sundown to live the American dream by acquiring land under the Homestead Act of 1862. For many of these black pioneers, this meant risking their lives.

Register and join to hear a  will hear from guest speakers: author Bernice A. Bennett, Lyle Gibson, Orice Jenkins, Dr. Mary K. Clark, Denise Griggs, and Margo Lee Williams.

 


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