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Online Program - Free Did Not Mean Welcome

Date and Time: June 7, 2021, 2:30 PM CT

Location: Fort Hays State University, Dept. of History, 600 Park St, Hays
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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."

This event will take place online! Contact Hollie Marquess for more details.

Sponsored by: Fort Hays State University, Dept. of History

For more information about this event, please contact:
Hollie Marquess
(785) 628-5869
http://www.fhsu.edu

 

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