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Black History Month Special Movie

Wed. Feb 6, 2019 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Edgewater Library 25 Stepneys Lane, Edgewater, MD 21037

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.