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Feb. 28, 2023: Preserving African American history in the Mountain West; Inspiring learners

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51min 40sec
Denver Star Newspaper
Courtesy Denver Public Library
A copy of the Denver Star from 1934.

For generations, the Denver Star chronicled the lives of African Americans in the Mountain West. But for years, there were gaps in efforts to preserve that history. Now, one woman’s donation has changed that. Then, a high school student’s mission to foster motivated learners. And, a Denver photographer turns the camera on his family’s migration story.