Black History Month Special Movie
Join Edgewater Library for a special screening of Bates High School: Center for Excellence:
Memories of Bates’ Teachers (2018). Fifteen former teachers of Wiley H. Bates High School tell its story from its opening in 1933 to its closing 1966, soon af- ter desegregation. The only secondary school for Afri- can Americans in the county as far north as Brooklyn Park and as far south as Friendship, “Bates was the hub for the African American community.” Spon- sored by Kunta Kinte – Alex Haley Foundation.