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Historical society announces two free February public programs

Press release

Black History Month and Valentine's Day are guiding the February free public programs for the Montana Historical Society in a couple of unusual ways.

Feb. 9, people can join Kate Hampton, the director of the MTHS's Montana African American Heritage Resources Project, for a discussion on the history of several Montana laws that affected how Black residents were able to participate in society.

Since the establishment of Montana Territory in 1864 through the present day, Montana has enforced laws and policies designed to address - sometimes to limit and sometimes to protect - the ri...


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