Black Heritage Society

RI Black Heritage Society — Two Exhibits

Located on the RIC campus, the Rhode Island Black Heritage Society is dedicated to the preservation of artifacts — books, art, pamphlets, letters, images, and any other historical material — relating to the history of the Black community in Rhode Island, and the telling of the story of the descendants of the African Diaspora. There […]

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RI Black Heritage Society Seeks Civil Rights Stories

The Rhode Island Black Heritage Society reminds us that 2013 marks the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington and Dr. King’s momentous “I Have a Dream” speech. Similarly, five decades have passed since the Birmingham campaign and King’s “Letter from a Birmingham Jail” and they want to hear from local residents who may have

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