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Black History Month Panel Discussion: Walking in Our Shoes

Hear stories of African Americans in Winchester

***  Online registration has ended. Walk-ins welcome.  Seating is limited. First-come is first-served. ***

Celebrate Black History Month and hear stories of African Americans in Winchester. In this follow up to the panel discussion this past October, “Past, Present, and Future: Sharing Our Stories,” the panelists reconvene to continue the conversation about African Americans in Winchester. Panelists include Tommy Dixon, former Handley High School coach; Judy Humbert, co-author of History of Douglas School Winchester, Virginia, A Tribute to Endurance, Belief, Perseverance, and Success; and Candace Davenport, Winchester native and local bank manager. Moderated by Miles K. Davis, PhD, Dean and George Edward Durell Chair of Management, Harry F. Byrd, Jr. School of Business, Shenandoah University.

Free. Pre-register by February 24; pre-register here or call 540-662-1473, ext. 240. Admission fee applies to visit the galleries.

Image credit: Douglas School Children, mid-1940s. Photo: Stewart Bell Jr. Archives, Handley Regional Library.


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Sun, Feb 26 • 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Reception Hall

MSV Members: Free

All Others: Free

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