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Douglass Branch Library
Saturday, August 13
COMMUNITY CONVERSATION: EXPLORING LOCAL AFRICAN AMERICAN ORAL HISTORIES FROM THE DORIS HOSKINS COLLECTION
Champaign Public Library- Douglass Branch, 504 E Grove St, Champaign, IL 61820, 2-3:30 p.m.
Come and learn about the lived experiences of African Americans in Champaign and Urbana through the oral histories found in the Doris Hoskins collection. Enjoy the premiere opportunity to listen to stories from this archival collection and have a community conversation with an engaging panel who can contextualize these historical gems. This event is made possible with a collaboration between the Museum of the Grand Prairie, Champaign Public library: Douglass Branch, and Champaign Park District. This event will take place as a part of CU Days. Refreshments and air conditioning will be provided. Current public health guidelines will be followed; programs may be altered or cancelled due to weather or COVID-19 related concerns. FREE. For more info: (217) 586-2612 or email@example.com.