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Taking a Stand

Feb 20th 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Huron Public Library

Taking a Stand: Notable African American Oberlin College Alumni

In honor of Black History Month, Ken Grossi, College Archivist from Oberlin College, presents a program about notable African American alumni of Oberlin College who took a stand for Civil Rights and human rights. Included in the presentation will be Mary Church Terrell, Class of 1884, who was an activist who fought segregation in Washington D.C. in the 1940s and 1950s. Eduardo Mondlane, Class of 1953, was a leader of the Mozambique liberation movement against Portuguese rule in the 1960s. Carl Rowan, Class of 1947, was a journalist who researched and wrote about race relations issues in the Civil Rights era.

Tuesday, February 20 at 6:30 pm

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