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Black Educators United Records

Identifier: ARL266

Content Description

Two boxes of Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration certificates, flyers, brochures, correspondence, a VHS tape, and an award from 1982-1989.


  • 1982-1989, 2011


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The collection is open for research.


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Biographical / Historical

Black Educators United was a non profit organization that began in the 1980's and honored African American educators in Colorado. The organization was active from about 1982-1995 when it dissolved. Black Educators United supported Black teachers in the classroom and advocated for increasing the number of Black teachers in schools, and it provided competitive college scholarships to graduating seniors.


2 boxes (.75 linear feet)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Loretta Richardson, unknown date.

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Repository Details

Part of the Denver Public Library, Blair-Caldwell African American Research Library Repository

2401 Welton St.
Denver Colorado 80205