African American history in Delaware

Author and Professor Dr. James Newton presents the history of African Americans in Delaware during a forum tonight at the Lydia B. Cannon Museum in Milton.

Newton, who spent 35 years as a member of the faculty at the University of Delaware, will trace the history of the African American experience in the First State from the colonial era to modern times. He’ll focus on several themes including the state’s role in the Underground Railroad and civil rights. The event is free and starts at 7 PM.

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