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African American History On Display In Lee County

Keokuk, IA – Communities across the country use the month of February to highlight Black History Month and showcase the achievements of African Americans. Residents in the tri-state region have just a few more days to view a display othe African American history of Lee County. The walls of the Inertia Center in Keokuk are lined with newspaper clippings and photographs. The display was put together, in part, through the African American Historical Museum and Cultural Center of Iowa. It will be open in Keokuk until the end of the month.

To hear Jason Parrott's full report on the display "Forgotten History... African Americans in Lee County, Iowa" click on the audio link above.