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  • The Matriarchs of Washington Park Lecture

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    Name: The Matriarchs of Washington Park Lecture
    Date: June 19, 2021
    Time: 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM MST
    Event Description:
    Celebrate the African American women who demonstrated courageous efforts of community activism, artistry, and kinship in the face of racism and misogyny.

    Washington Park, aka North Town, is a one square mile radius community, located just north of downtown Mesa, Arizona; it is the once-segregated neighborhood of Mesa. Today it is recognized by the city as the Washington-Escobedo Heritage Neighborhood. The matriarchs of the neighborhood have demonstrated great resiliency in the community.

    Guest Lecturer: Bruce Nelson
    Event Media:
    Mesa Historical Museum Grounds
    2345 N Horne
    Mesa AZ 85203
    Date/Time Information:
    June 19th, 2021
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    Lecture is free to attend
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