Library Needs To Do More To Identify African-American History Resources

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I’m writing this letter to you in reference to the Elizabeth Public Library. I am doing research for a book on African-American History. I visited the library on Friday, Sept. 24 and was told that there was no special section on African-American History.

According to the Amistad Commission, a law passed in 2002 requires all New Jersey public schools to include African-American History in their curriculums. Because of that law, our children will rely on the library to do their research. Regardless of computers, we still need the library.

Rosa Harrington
Youth Reading To Seniors Program


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