4 Workshops about Enslaved Africans Reveal Our Hidden Past

4 Workshops about Enslaved Africans Reveal Our Hidden Past

The Pomfret Historical Society was awarded a grant from the Connecticut Humanities enabling the organization to offer four historical workshops all to do with Waking the Dead: Archaeology, Genealogical and Archival Research About Enslaved Africans in Windham County....
Local NAACP approves environmental vote

Local NAACP approves environmental vote

  The Windham-Willimantic NAACP voted unanimously recently to pass a resolution proposed by the Environmental Justice Committee calling for development and construction of clean, renewable energy sources throughout the state as a top priority over the next...
Response to Candidate Claims of NAACP Endorsement

Response to Candidate Claims of NAACP Endorsement

PRESS RELEASE Windham / Willimantic NAACP A candidate debate recently was held on WINY featuring incumbent State Representative Ann Dauphinais and her challenger, Christine Rosati Randall. During this debate, the official position of the NAACP seems to have been...
Racism: Lynching in 2020

Racism: Lynching in 2020

Racism: Lynching in 2020 Letter to The Chronicle by Leah Ralls, President of the Willimantic/Windham NAACP (#2016b)   You may have thought lynching black people had ended. The last recorded instance was 1981 when KKK men lynched 19-year-old Michael Donald, but...