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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....

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COMMENTARIES ON RACISM

Will racism fade away when old bigots die?

Will racism fade away when old bigots die?

The question that lingers in the back of America's collective mind for sixty years has been, "Will racism fade away when old bigots die?" NPR decided to ask this question in their December 2016 callout.  Among the one hundred plus responders, a conversation between a...

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CALLS TO ACTION!

Support Connecticut Women’s Basketball!

Support Connecticut Women’s Basketball!

Image from High Post Hoops The Connecticut Sun women’s basketball team is offering complementary (i.e. FREE) playoff tickets to Windham/Willimantic NAACP members and friends. The team clinched the #1 seed in the WNBA standings and will play at home, the Mohegan Sun...

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