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Latino Voter Suppression: A Brief Look

Posted about 6 months ago by kathryn Coker
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YOU CAN VOTE NOW!

Posted about 7 months ago by kathryn Coker
In Virginia early in-person voting began on September 18, 2020 and ends on October 31, 2020. Why Should You Vote? But, why should you vote? Some reasons are: 1. Voting is […]
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Celebrate the 19th Amendment

Posted about 7 months ago by Meldon Jenkins-Jones
Speaking of Constitution Day Constitution Day is September 17th. Join the Richmond Public Library (RPL) and Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) Libraries in celebrating the 19th Amendment this Constitution Day. The […]
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Constitution Day – September 17, 2020

Posted about 7 months ago by kathryn Coker
September 17 is designated as Constitution Day, also known as Citizenship Day, to memorialize the signing of the U.S. Constitution in Philadelphia on September 17, 1787 by delegates to the […]
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FORWARD INTO LIGHT CAMPAIGN

Posted about 8 months ago by kathryn Coker
August 26 marks the 100th anniversary of the adoption of the 19th Amendment to the US Constitution giving women the vote. Buildings and landmarks across the country will celebrate by […]
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Centennial Celebration: 19th Amendment

Posted about 8 months ago by kathryn Coker
The 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, ratified on August 18, 1920, gave women the right to vote. Section 1 reads: “The right of citizens of the United States to […]
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What Is Juneteenth? 

Posted about 10 months ago by kathryn Coker
News of Slavery’s End Juneteenth, celebrated annually on June 19, is the oldest national celebration of slavery’s end in the United States. On June 19, 1865 Union Major General Gordon Granger […]
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A Conversation with U.S. Representative John Lewis On Social Justice

Posted about 10 months ago by kathryn Coker
The following is from the Executive Director of the National Archives Foundation. In this time of civil unrest, calling for social justice and an end to racism, we can all […]
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Law Day 2020

Posted about 12 months ago by Meldon Jenkins-Jones
What is Law Day? Law Day was established by President Dwight D. Eisenhower in 1958 as a national day set aside to celebrate the rule of law in the United […]
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African-American History Month in Richmond

Posted about 1 year ago by Meg Raymond
I keep sailing on in this middle passage. I am sailing into the wind and the dark. But I am doing my best to keep my boat steady and my […]
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