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Slavery's Northern History and Its Legacy Today--- offered through the Duxbury Rural & Historic Society, March 21, 2021 5 - 7:30 PM

3/5/2021

Kyera Singleton, Director of the Royall House and Slave Quarters in Melrose will be speaking on the Royall House and Slave Quarters’ efforts to incorporate themes of social justice as part of their museum’s mission. Ms. Singleton will address the importance of telling about slavery in the context of “northern history” as well as the legacy of slavery on society today. Tickets for this event are by donation in any amount and are available to the public (Suggested donation: $10). Online tickets available at www.duxburyhistory.org/events.

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Town Wide Read of STAMPED:Racism, Antiracism, and You -----Feb. 25, 2021 @ 7PM via ZOOM

1/14/2021

To acknowledge Black History Month & inspire recognition every day, we will read STAMPED : A Remix of the National Book Award-Winning Stamped from the Beginning by Ibram Kendi & Jason Reynolds The 2021 theme for Black History Month is “The Black Family: Representation, Identity and Diversity” “This unapologetic telling of the history of racism in our nation is refreshingly simple and deeply profound. This is the history book I needed as a teen.” -Renee Watson, New York Times bestselling and National Book Award-winning author of Brown Girl Dreaming Meeting ID: 848 2784 3660 Cosponsored by Prejudice Free Duxbury, Duxbury Free Library, Duxbury Senior Center and the Duxbury Interfaith Council.

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Select Board Unanimously Endorses Anti-Discrimination Resolution on Feb. 1, 2021

2/2/2021

At a meeting on February 1st, the Select Board unanimously endorsed a resolution proposed by Prejudice Free Duxbury, a joint initiative of the Duxbury Rotary Club and the Interfaith Council. Click the "Read More" link to see the full text.

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3/5/2021

Here you'll find older "News" stories that have appeared on our website.

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