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Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month @ RPL

Posted about 2 months ago by Jennifer Deuell
September 15 to October 15 is National Hispanic American Heritage Month! Please join us in paying tribute to the many generations of Hispanic Americans who have enriched and positively influenced […]
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Hispanic Life in America by NewsBank

Posted about 2 months ago by Jennifer Deuell
Today marks the start of Hispanic Heritage Month which runs September 15-October 15. While we feel that it is important to celebrate Hispanic people and their culture year round, this […]
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CIVIC SEASON IS HERE!

Posted about 6 months 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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Innovative Women in History

Posted about 9 months 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 10 months 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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NATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS MONTH

Posted about 12 months ago by kathryn Coker
“Where, after all, do universal human rights begin? In small places, close to home — so close and so small that they cannot be seen on any maps of the […]
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Veterans Day

Posted about 1 year ago by Laura Price
“To us in America, the reflections of Armistice Day will be filled with lots of pride in the heroism of those who died in the country’s service and with gratitude […]
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National American Indian Heritage Month

Posted about 1 year ago by kathryn Coker
Introduction National American Indian Heritage Month has particular significance to Virginia, home to eleven state recognized American Indian tribes. “State recognition is the formal declaration of recognition to an American […]
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Programs That Will Send A Chill Down Your Spine!

Posted about 1 year ago by Ben Himmelfarb
The last two weeks of October are undoubtedly the spookiest time of the year. Each day, the sun goes down earlier and earlier. The wind seems to follow us down […]
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CELEBRATE INDIGENEOUS PEOPLES DAY WITH DR. GREGORY SMITHERS

Posted about 1 year ago by kathryn Coker
“Of all the Cherokee origin narratives, the most famous is that which tells the tale of a time when everything was covered by water.” Gregory Smithers “Stories matter. Stories tell […]
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