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Winter Break

It’s all “Fun and Games” at the Springfield Museums for Winter Break SPRINGFIELD – The Springfield Museums have announced their slate of activities for the upcoming February vacation week. Visitors can enjoy a combination...

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Fred Shuttlesworth

Today, we honor Fred Shuttlesworth, a man who was pivotal in organizing in Birmingham, Alabama during the Civil Rights era. He was considered among the Civil Right movement’s “Big Three” alongside Ralph Abernathy and...

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Ella Baker

Black History Month Feature:   Ella Baker Today’s feature is Ella Baker! Without her, organizations like SNCC and SCLC wouldn’t have made nearly the impact it had. She is, undeniably, one of the greatest...

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A. Philip Randolph

It’s Black History Month!! It’s time to celebrate black history in all its facets. Let this month serve as a symbolic platform for our community to celebrate our culture, contribution, and history. To kick...

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—By Frederick A. Hurst— I wanted to give a special shout out to Leontyne Price because I recall hearing her name so many times in my youth. I always thought she was “great” but...

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