Worcester Public Library to Honor Black Veterans
Wednesday, February 11, 2015
A weekly film series continues every Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. with a presentation featuring blacks in the military. Upcoming shows include: Men of Honor tonight, February 11th, A Soldier's Story on February 18th and The Buffalo Soldiers on February 25th. Admission to the movies is free and open to all.
At the Worcester Historical Museum, 30 Elm Street, Worcester, Local Black Veterans' stories, pictures and testimonials, which were recorded and collected on February 4th and 14th, will be shared and become part of the WHM community archive. This will be presented on Thursday, February 19th at 7 p.m.
The month long exhibit, on view through Saturday, February 28th, was created to teach the importance of honoring those who have fought and sacrificed in the building of freedom, focusing on the omitted sector of American veterans of African American heritage from the American Revolution through World War II.
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