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February 2012 News Releases

Richard Pitts to speak about Kansas Underground Railroad, Feb. 16

In commemoration of Black History month, Richard Pitts, historian, storyteller, and founder, Wonder Workshop Children’s Museum in Manhattan, Kan., will speak about the Kansas Underground Railroad, at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 16 in the Kansas Room, Memorial Union, Washburn University. The event is free and open to the public.

Education department, history department, multicultural affairs office and the student organization Sistahood are sponsoring the event. For more information, call (785) 670-1622.

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Amanda Hughes, university relations, (785) 670-2153