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Thu March 27, 2014
The Role Of Churches And Social Clubs In African-American Communities
In an age before the internet—and in an environment that in some ways promoted isolation and disconnection—African-Americans in Kansas City in the early 20th century still found ways to find connection and community.
Churches and social clubs have been called the “glue” that held the black community together, alongside families and schools, and a new exhibit at the Black Archives of Mid-America chronicles some of that important history.
- Michael Sweeney, collection librarian for the Black Archives of Mid-America
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