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Jane and Littleton Mitchell Center for African American Heritage

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At the Journey to Freedom Blog, we aim to create a culture of continual learning through the exploration of the stories found in Delaware’s African American history and engage our community with exclusive Mitchell Center content.


RECENT POSTS

Journey to Freedom Blog Partner Feature: The Bryan Allen Stevenson School of Excellence

For this month’s post, we are featuring one of the Mitchell Center’s partners: The Bryan Allen Stevenson School of Excellence (BASSE). We’ve brought on Rahsel Holland, Community Outreach Coordinator at BASSE to talk about the school’s mission, goals, and Bryan Stevenson. THE BRYAN ALLEN STEVENSON SCHOOL OF EXCELLENCE By Rahsel Holland When you were in high school, did you notice

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An Interview with Savannah Shepherd

I recently had the pleasure of interviewing the founder of the Delaware Social Justice Remembrance Coalition, Savannah Shepherd. At 15, Savannah Shepherd founded the Delaware Social Justice Remembrance Coalition after she attended the opening of the Legacy Museum and the National Memorial for Peace and Justice in Montgomery, Alabama in April 2018. She has won awards such as the NAACP

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Welcome to the Journey to Freedom Blog

My name is Kobe Baker, outreach coordinator at the Jane and Littleton Mitchell Center for African American Heritage at the Delaware Historical Society, and we are proud to launch the Journey to Freedom Blog! Here are some reasons why we started this blog and what you can expect.  Why a blog? As you may know, the Delaware Historical Society is

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