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DEI event Sept 15th

Dr. Ramya Lotano is bringing a celebrated poet to Cooper. Sandra Turner-Barnes, a poet, author and executive director of the Camden County Cultural and Heritage Commission (link to her poem, “My City, My Camden,” Sandra Turner-Barnes) will speak to us on the topic of “Little Known Truths regarding African Enslavement in the State of New Jersey 1695-1866.” She was born at Cooper Hospital and raised in the city of Camden while her mother was an employee of Cooper Hospital. There will be a WebEx option

Date : Wednesday Sept 15th at 12 PM
Location: CMSRU Auditorium, WebEx and will be recorded.

This is 1 of 4 series of “Welcome to Camden” that over the next 4 months to introduce the history of the population of Camden the people we serve.

Following are planned in the upcoming months with more information forthcoming:

Hispanic History –San Juan Batista day parade-Juan Gonzalez

Quakers through industrial revolution-Bob Shinn

Native American History-TBA


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