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African American History with Jeffrey Fletcher of The Ruby & Calvin Fletcher African American Museum

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Adults
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Join us for a captivating journey through African American history! Darien Library and the Museum of Darien welcome Jeffrey Fletcher from The Ruby & Calvin Fletcher African American History Museum. 

Step into the rich tapestry of African American history as Jeffrey Fletcher guides us through an immersive experience. From the shores of Africa to the struggles and triumphs of today, explore the profound impact of African American culture, resilience, and contributions.

Don't miss this opportunity to delve deeper into African American history. 

About the Museum

The Ruby & Calvin Fletcher African American History Museum houses a remarkable collection of artifacts representing decades of pivotal moments in African American history. From the era of slavery to the Civil Rights movement, the museum offers a tangible glimpse into the experiences and stories of African Americans, providing a perspective that goes beyond textbooks and films. The museum is located in Stratford, Connecticut. 

About the Presenter

Jeffrey Fletcher is the President of The African American Collections, Inc as well as Executive Director of The Ruby and Calvin Fletcher African American History Museum. Born and raised in Connecticut, Jeffrey grew up in Colchester, and is a graduate of The University of New Haven with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology.

Upon graduation, he worked as a clinician for The State of Connecticut Department of Mental Health for 14 years before becoming a Law Enforcement Officer in the City of New Haven, retiring after 22 years. 

 

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