Ode to Charlotte Forten & Other Black Salem Stories Community Event

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The event, lead by the Salem Human Rights Coalition, will include live historical interpretations and presentations on the life and writings of Charlotte Forten Grimke and why her legacy matters to Salem to this day. Come learn a bit about Charlotte and other prominent Black stories in Salem’s history, hear updates on the City’s Charlotte Forten Memorial Project, and share …

Salem Public Schools Charlotte Forten Display at Old Town Hall

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With a special thanks to all of the participating students and teachers, Old Town Hall is pleased host to a unique installation featuring ‘idea boards’ and other projects from a variety of Salem Public School classrooms on the theme of Charlotte Forten’s life and legacy. Along with this display will be a brief history of Charlotte Forten and her connections …

Black History Month Community Celebration & Flag Raising

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The Salem Human Rights Coalition invites you to be a part of a Black History Month Community Celebration & Flag Raising. Hot chocolate and a big helping of community pride will be served! Artist Ai Qui Hopen of Humanity Memorial will on site, seeking feedback from the community on her Charlotte Forten Memorial design. The community is invited to connect …