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BPL_staff_local created a list Apr 28 2020
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The Time for the Healing of the Wounds has Come

"#onthisday May 10, 1994, Nelson Mandela is sworn in as South Africa’s 1st black president. Mandela was a leader of the African National Congress (ANC), a black political organization dedicated to winning rights for the black majority in white-rule..."
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BPL_staff_local created a list Apr 17 2020
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Houston...We Have a Problem

"#onthisday April 17, 1970, the world anxiously watched as Apollo 13, a U.S. lunar spacecraft that suffered a severe malfunction on its journey to the moon, made its way safely back to Earth. On April 11, the third manned lunar landing mission was ..."
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BPL_staff_local created a list Apr 04 2020
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I Have A Dream

"#onthisday April 4, 1968, legendary civil rights activist Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee. From 1955-1968, Martin Luther King Jr. dedicated his life to the advancement of civil rights for minorities in the United Stat..."
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BPL_staff_local created a list Feb 06 2020
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Burlington Heritage Month

"It's a month-long celebration of our city's heritage, from our earliest days to the present. Local heritage groups welcome you to their events and meetings throughout February, and most events and activities around the city are FREE. Brush-up on y..."
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BPL_staff_local created a list Feb 06 2020
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“Ladies and gentlemen…the Beatles!”

"#onthisday February 9th, 1964, The Beatles met America. With the rise of Beatlemania in the United Kingdom, propelled by the singles “Please Please Me”, “From Me to You” and “She Loves You”, it was only a matter of time until Beatlemania went tran..."
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