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March 2018

The Unspoken Truths: American History Traveling Museum

March 24 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
South Hill Pierce County Library, 15420 Meridian E
Puyallup, WA 98375 United States
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Learn about the rich history of Africans and their journey to the Americas, the experience and impact of American Chattel Slavery, the Jim Crow Era and the many innovations made by African Americans in the areas of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). Storytelling by Delbert Richardson at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. This exhibit displays sensitive topics.

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A Conversation with Ijeoma Oluo – Tickets Required

March 31 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Lakewood Playhouse, 5729 Lakewood Towne Center Blvd. S.W.
Lakewood, WA 98499 United States
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Seattle native and New York Times best-selling author of “So You Want to Talk about Race” Ijeoma Oluo will discuss the challenges and struggles of talking about racial topics. Tickets required: BrownPaperTickets.com Books may be purchased at the event.

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April 2018

Living History: A Special After-Hours Event

April 13 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
University Place Pierce County Library, 3609 Market Place W Suite 100
University Place, WA 98466 United States
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            Explore the civil rights movement through the experiences of local residents. Engage in discussions about cultural changes in the 1960s and today. Participants include: • Tacoma’s first African American Mayor Harold Moss • Tacoma’s first African American City Manager James Walton • First African American to head Washington’s Department of Social and Health Services Lyle Quasim • First female African American Washington State Senator Rosa Franklin Co-hosted by Tacoma Urban League. Co-sponsored by Friends…

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