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Uncovering a Literary Treasure

A local book club re-discovers local writer Gertrude Dorsey Brown more than 100 years after her work was published. This story is the third part of a series of written and audio stories called Black Lives in Licking County, a collaboration between the NAACP of Licking County, The Reporting Project at Denison University, and the Newark Advocate.

We are all Americans

Jyheim Harden’s road to activism in Licking County. This story is the second part of a series of written and audio stories called Black Lives in Licking County, a collaboration between the NAACP of Licking County, The Reporting Project @ Denison University, and the Newark Advocate.

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