Community Creates History Wall of Logan
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On January 30, 2013, AFSC's Appalachian Center for Equality program celebrated Black History Month by discussing important events in Logan, West Virginia and creating a history wall to display those events. Photos: Beth Spence
On Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at the Logan Area Public Library, the Believing All is Possible (BAPS) Youth Leadership Group and the Logan County Improvement League created an intergenerational, interracial history wall to mark Black History Month, celebrate the hard won victories for civil rights and justice--and reflect on how far we’ve come both as a nation and as a community. Objectives were to create a shared intergenerational picture of the history of civil rights and racial justice, both nationally and locally and to identify the gifts and challenges from the past and present that may affect our efforts to continue building a community united in common cause and shared destiny. The History Wall was displayed at the library so that the public could view it and also add their own memories and knowledge.
Read the story in the Logan Banner here.