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Tuesday, February 14 2017

Defiant, brave and free, opponents of slavery, formed a Corridor of Courage -- making the Underground Railroad a real route to freedom for enslaved Americans before the Civil War.

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Saturday, February 04 2017

Garrison’s digital learning Badge prepares young people for community success and culturally cognizant leadership. Learn about local culture not covered in your textbooks or taught in the classroom.

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Monday, January 30 2017

Garrison Cultural Center will join over a million readers in the Twenty-Seventh National African American Read-in. The program coordinator is local poet and playwright, Shelton Ponder, and the event is free and open to the public.

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Wednesday, December 28 2016

The keynote speaker, Archie Williams, is a member of the Kansas City Chapter of the Black United Front. He will speak on the Kwanzaa principle of  Kujichagulia (Self-determination). A potluck dinner will be held immediately before the program.

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Friday, October 21 2016

The calendar of events for November 2016 - June 2017 has been announced. Further information and details will be made available prior to each event.

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Tuesday, September 13 2016

Garrison received one of the honorable mention cash awards for $250.00 that will be used for expenses associated with our project. Students in our ASEM program will be invited to participate in this project and any other Liberty high school students who may choose to sign up.

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Tuesday, May 24 2016

Proceeds from the program will benefit the Garrison Capital Improvement Campaign and support programming for elementary and high school students participating in the two major educational programs, LURP (Lion and Unicorn Reading Program and ASEM (Advanced Student Educational Mentoring).

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Monday, December 21 2015

The keynote speaker, Archie Williams, is a member of the Kansas City Chapter of  the Black United Front. He will speak on the Kwanzaa principle of  Kujichagulia (Self-determination).

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Saturday, November 21 2015

The Freedom Tree Lighting Ceremony annually celebrates the ratification of the 13th Amendment to the American Constitution made in December 1865 that abolished slavery.

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Sunday, July 05 2015

One of the artifacts in the display was the 8th-grade graduation dress that belonged to Shelton’ Ponder's great grandmother who attended Garrison School and graduated in 1901. The display focused on families, veterans, masons, women clubs, Garrison School and class pictures.

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Clay County African American Legacy, Inc.
502 N. Water St. |  Liberty, MO  64068
Phone: 816-781-7918 |  Email:
robinsonc@william.jewell.edu


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