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Free Blacks, the Enslaved and Quakers on the Guilford County Underground Railroad

Free Blacks, Enslaved and Quakers on the Underground Railroad

Saturday, June 15 from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the High Point Museum, 1859 E. Lexington Ave. 
A discussion lead by Guilford College faculty and staff.

Clara Cox's Many Ministries

No Ordinary Daughter: Clara I. Cox's Many Ministries

Saturday, June 22 from 11 a.m. to Noon at the
High Point Museum, 1859 E. Lexington Ave.

High Point Quaker pastor and banker's daughter Clara Cox led a life of ministry and service through religious work as well as civic engagement to insure equitable life experiences for African Americans and other underserved people in the early 20th century. Her social justice advocacy work remains relevant today. Learn about her influence in High Point and the injustices she fought against through collaboration with state and national leaders.
Presentation will be given by Gwen Erickson, Quaker Librarian & College Archivist at Guilford College. 

Mozingo: Forgotten African History and What is Our Present Legacy

Mozingo: Forgotten African History & What is Our Present Legacy

Saturday, June 29 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the
High Point Public Library, 901 N. Main St.

In this program, Kimberly Mozingo will discuss the origin of her surname in Virginia's Northern Neck. Her family, she learned, began with a 17th-century African Virginian of Creole origin. Since then, like many other “white” Americans, descendants have lost all sense of their mixed racial legacy. 

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