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African American Police League Records, 1961-1988 contains annual and general reports, court files, fundraising items, historical information, minutes, correspondence, clippings, topical files, newsletters, police brutality files, and publications and flyers relative to the ongoing work of the African American Police League (AAPL) and its education and action arm, the League to Improve the Community (LIC).

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New to Clarke Africana Library

This book celebrates the Brown Sugar Stitchers Quilt Guild’s twenty years of using creative spirits through thread, needle, batting and fabric to acknowledge and support the author’s family, friends, community and personal creativity. 

History is a Clock

Pieces of Ithaca: A Celebration of Quilting in the Ithaca Community

    Andrea Gibbs’ excitement about the West African adinkra symbol shows by the glint in her eyes as she describes why she focuses on this African symbol in her quilt making. West African adinkra symbols, which represent important life events, proverbs, and cultural attitudes, take center stage in the quilts loaned by Andrea and displayed in the exhibit Pieces of Ithaca: A Celebration of Quilting in the Ithaca Community at the John Henrik Clarke Africana Library. The adinkra symbol is

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