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Black History Month speaker: Dr. Cheryl Renée Gooch

Cecil College Celebrates
Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. & Black History Month

Tuesday February 18
Noon – 2 PM
North East Campus, TC 208

Keynote Speaker
Cheryl Renée Gooch, Ph.D.
Author of Hinsonville’s HEROES: Black Civil War Soldiers of Chester County, Pennsylvania

The author will discuss her book, which traces the stories of residents of Hinsonville (now parts of Oxford and Lincoln University), a free black community who fought for the Union.

Some of these heroes can also be traced to parts of Cecil County, including Chesapeake City and Port Deposit!

Free copies of the book will be available at the Cecil College Veterans Library for students, faculty and staff who wish to read the book in advance.

The author will also have additional copies for sale and to sign at the event.

Open to all Cecil students, faculty, staff and members of the community!

Hors d’oeuvres & Refreshments provided!


Tuesday, February 18th
2:00 pm
North East Campus
One Seahawk Dr
North East, MD 21901
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(410) 287-1000