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Free Did Not Mean Welcome

Date and Time: October 30, 2019, 10:30 AM CT

Location: Bethel College, 300 E 27th St, North Newton
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Presented by Carmaletta M. Williams

Millions of African Americans walked away from the South after Emancipation looking for freedom. For some it meant a journey to Kansas, a "free state." Discover how many realized that for Black people in Kansas "Free" did not necessarily mean "Welcome."

Sponsored by: Bethel College

For more information about this event, please contact:
Gary Rediger
(316) 772-1965


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