The Loving Story - Created Equal

The Loving Story—Film and Discussion—March 31, 2014

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Created Equal: America’s Civil Rights Struggle The Loving Story at Theatre N Wilmington, DE March 31, 2014 6:00-9:00 p.m. When Mildred and Richard Loving were arrested in July 1958, in Virginia, for violating a state law that banned marriage between people of different races, such laws had been on the books in most states since the seventeenth century. …

Slavery by Another Name

Slavery by Another Name—Film and Discussion—February 24, 2014

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Created Equal: America’s Civil Rights Struggle Slavery By Another Name at Theatre N Wilmington, DE February 24, 2014 6:00-9:00 p.m. It was a shocking reality that often went unacknowledged, then and now: A huge system of forced, unpaid labor, mostly affecting Southern black men, that lasted until World War II. Based on the Pulitzer-Prize-winning book by Douglas Blackmon, Slavery By Another Name tells …

Wine Tasting

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Fundraiser on May 13 at Deerfield Fine Wines This Friday the 13th, our wine tasting is the luckiest place you can be! Join us from 5 to 8 p.m. at Deerfield Fine Wines in Newark (205 Shoppes at Louviers, off Papermill Road). The suggested donation of $10 will support DHF and its efforts to deliver …

ALONG THE BALTIMORE PIKE IN DELAWARE AUGUST 1781

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What’s the Story? Soon to be designated a National Historic Trail, the W3R (Washington-Rochambeau Revolutionary Route) celebrates & commemorates the allied French & American troops that walked and sailed from Rhode Island to Yorktown, Virginia to defeat British General Cornwallis in October, 1781. Memories of September 11, 1777, the date of the disastrous Battle of …