The South Norwalk Branch Library, 10 Washington Street,
Will celebrate Black History Month this year, 3:00 - 4:30 pm, February 16, 2013, by honoring five of the African-American men and women—Beatrice "Bea" Brown, Marguerite Fuller, Dr. Ruby Shaw, Rev. Dewitt Stevens, Sr. and Leroy S. Vaughn—listed in the booklet "Black People Making History in Norwalk." The booklet was compiled in 1970 by students of the late Marjorie "Midge" Unger, a Jewish, Ben Franklin Middle School language arts teacher. Mrs. Fuller and Dr. Shaw will attend the program. Dr. Bernard Unger will speak on behalf of Mrs. Unger. Ted Brown and George Cromwell will speak on behalf of the late Mrs. Brown and Rev. Stevens. Catherine Vaughn will speak on behalf of Mr. Vaughn, who now resides in Virginia. The program will include performances from Norwalk youth groups. A light meal, made possible by the Norwalk Branch of the NAACP and the Norwalk Tent Company, will be served at 3:00 p.m.
This program is free and open to the public. Registration is required and available online or by calling 203.899.2790 x15902. Please leave enough time for parking. Parking is available in the branch library’s parking lot and the Webster Parking lot across the street from the library.
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