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Patchworks: Life and Legends of the Coal Towns

Tin lunch pails, coal carts, mule trains, breaker boys, wash day, heavy boots, playgrounds in the shadow of the coal breaker, life underground and coal dust everywhere… America’s Industrial Revolution was fueled by coal.  Today, the coal mining patch towns stand in tribute to the men and women, boys, and girls whose strong backs and […]

No Mystery in Black History!

This interactive program is filled with story, rhythm, history, and song. Featuring a call and response song followed by “An African Drum Story,” Queen Nur introduces various drums from West Africa and describes their communal importance. Engagement continues with Black History in the U.S. through freedom stories, civil rights chants, poetry, music and empowerment tales. […]

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