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Legacies of Slavery and Freedom: The Little Liberia Story, a public lecture by Keith Stokes
January 26 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Bridgeport Public Library History Center, 925 Broad Street
Bridgeport, CT 06604 United States
Little Liberia is one of the earliest free communities of color in America and the first in Connecticut settled by a group of free Black and Indian families in the early 19th century.
Keith Stokes is a direct descendant of Little Liberia founding families and owns many family heirlooms that reflect how families of color lived, worked, and worshiped within Little Liberia and the great Bridgeport area.