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Let’s Celebrate Black History!

Posted about 1 month ago by Meldon Jenkins-Jones
Let’s celebrate Black History through the arts at the Richmond Public Library!
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HIDDEN TREASURES

Posted about 2 months ago by Meldon Jenkins-Jones
Hidden Treasures – Part 1: A Taste of Treasure By Meldon Jenkins-Jones Browsing through the stacks at Hull Street Branch Library, my fingers stumbled upon some books that I had […]
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Black History Books: A 2023 Review

Posted about 1 year ago by Meldon Jenkins-Jones
In Virginia, it is generally believed that African American History began with the importation of West Africans into Jamestown in 1619. After the Civil War, the Daughters of the Confederacy […]
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CIVIC SEASON IS HERE!

Posted about 2 years ago by Meldon Jenkins-Jones
CIVIC SEASON IS UPON US! What is Civic Season? Generally, concepts such as patriotism and freedom are highlighted starting the week of Flag Day (June 14th) and ending on Independence […]
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PERSONAL FINANCE for EVERYONE

Posted about 2 years ago by Meldon Jenkins-Jones
Since when is Personal Finance a thing? When the world got super complicated, apparently. No longer is it just a decision of whether to put your money under the mattress, […]
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Innovative Women in History

Posted about 2 years ago by Meldon Jenkins-Jones
INVENTIVE WOMEN IN HISTORY According to the old proverb, “Necessity is the Mother of Invention,” and Mothers of invention have frequently been women. Throughout March, Women’s History Month, Richmond Public […]
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HARRIET TUBMAN, INSPIRING AMERICAN HERO

Posted about 2 years ago by Meldon Jenkins-Jones
Harriet Tubman (c. 1820-1822 – March 10, 1913) is an icon of courage, a true American hero. Born Araminta “Minty” Ross, she was enslaved at birth in Maryland. In 1849 […]
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A New You in 2022

Posted about 2 years ago by Meldon Jenkins-Jones
So, we’ve come through well over a year of quarantine. It has become clear that physical health, including astrong immune system, is very important. This is a good time to revisit, […]
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Wobblies and Walter’s The Cold Millions

Posted about 3 years ago by Meldon Jenkins-Jones
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X & Y Chromosomal Variation Awareness Month

Posted about 3 years ago by Meldon Jenkins-Jones
In 2012 the State Legislature passed HJ216 2012 which designated May as “X & Y Chromosomal Variation Awareness Month”.   Genetic Disorders X & Y Chromosomal Variations are genetic disorders. […]
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