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March 15, 2019

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Roots of Black Community in Downtown Huntsville

, AL

Virginia Caples Lifelong Learning Institute – Spring 2019 Courses/Activities

Session Course ID: SIF1

The center of downtown Huntsville Alabama was once the heartbeat of black life, culture, religion and economic power. Where banks, businesses, and other attractions now stand, this hub of the black community thrived. Come listen to the real life stories of past residents as they describe what life in their downtown community was like and the importance of recalling, documenting and preserving this history.

Course Leader: Tommie Batts

Location: Alabama A&M University – James I. Dawson Building, Room 240

How to Register

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VCLLI Spring 19 – Courses-Activities Brochure

VCLLI 2019 Spring Courses Catalog


The VCLLI was established under the technical guidance of the Alabama Cooperative Extension System (ACES) at Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University. It builds upon the efforts of ACES’ Successful Aging Initiative and enables older adults to be lifelong learners.