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History Happy Hour: The James W. D. Bland Story and How Former Slave Voters Played A Vital Role in Virginia’s Acceptance Back into the Union

November 8, 2021 @ 6:30 pm 7:30 pm

Neither the threat of being ousted from the lands of their former owners nor the intimidation of the Appomattox Ku Klux Klan would deter these pioneering former slaves from casting their votes. What were the obstacles they overcame and what was at stake?

With Al Jones, Local Historian.