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Black History Month

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African-American History Month in Richmond

Posted about 9 months 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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Romance in Color

Posted about 2 years ago by Meg Raymond
Lupercalia was an ancient Roman feast celebrated to welcome Spring.  By the 6th century, the pagan (read racy) aspects of the celebration were downplayed, and the holiday became associated with […]
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New books to celebrate Black Lives (and not just in February)

Posted about 3 years ago by Natalie Draper
February is a short month with a big heart. Many of us are desperate for winter to end when it feels like we are doomed to wear heavy coats against […]
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