[Celebration of the arrival of African Americans in Massachusetts]
Original Airdate: 2/26/1988
Item Type: newstape - edited story master
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Description : Abstract
Hope Kelly reports on a celebration at the Museum of Afro-American History marking the arrival of the first African Americans in Massachusetts. Kelly notes that the first African Americans arrived as immigrants, not as slaves. Kelly's report features footage of Henry Hampton (Chairman, Museum of Afro-American History) addressing the gathering. Kelly reviews the history of African Americans in Massachusetts. Kelly's report is accompanied by historical photos and drawings related to African American history in Massachusetts.
Contributor : Reporter
Subject : Keywords
African Americans - History
Subject : Personal Names
Subject : Corporate Names (Organization names)
Museum of Afro-American History
Type : Genre
News - Television
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