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NAACP Branch Sponsoring Freedom Festival

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Day
26
Month
June
Year
1996
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NAACP Gets Ready For Juneteenth

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Day
17
Month
June
Year
1994
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AACHM Oral History: Larry Hunter

Mon, 07/23/2018 - 3:38pm

Larry Hunter was born in 1951 and has lived in both Ann Arbor and Ypsilanti. He’s worked in public service for years, served on Ann Arbor City Council, and earned a Juris Doctor degree in law in 2000. Larry recalls how he became politically active as a young man, organizing walkouts at his high school as a leader in the Black Student Union, as well as his involvement with the Black Panthers.

Emancipation celebration

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Parent Issue
Day
24
Month
June
Year
2004
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AACHM Oral History: Rosemarion Blake

Sat, 09/21/2013 - 3:30pm

Please take a moment to take our Living Oral History Survey and let us know what you learned.

Rosemarion Alexander Blake was born in Kansas City, Missouri in 1923 to Jewel Alexander Price and Jacob Price. She was brought to Ann Arbor between two to four years of age by her great Aunt Hattie and Uncle Robert Alexander. Rosemarion attended Jones School Kindergarten through 9th grade and graduated from Ann Arbor High School in 1941. She held a number of jobs after graduating and in 1945 became the first African-American woman to work in city Hall in a non-custodial position. A number of years later, she worked in Publication Sales at the Institute for Social Research from 1970 until her retirement in 1987.