Black America: Then and Now

The mission of Black America: Then and Now is to, have an open dialogue with like-minded people seeking to make the world a better and more cohesive place. With special guest, Deputy Mayor Shanel Robinson and other community leaders we will, 'Study our past, Discuss our present, and Plan our future.” We hope that people young and old alike can join us for a transparent dialogue that will ultimately change the world. Presented by the Franklin High School Black Youth Awareness Club.

Franklin Township Public Library 

2:30 PM to 4:00 PM

Community Rm A+B

Sat, February 24
2:00 pm — 4:00 pm
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The mission of Black America: Then and Now is to, have an open dialogue with like-minded people seeking to make the world a better and more cohesive place. With special guest, Deputy Mayor Shanel Robinson and other community leaders we will, 'Study our past, Discuss our present, and Plan our future.” We hope that people young and old alike can join us for a transparent dialogue that ...

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