Hattiloo series commemorates 400 years of African-American history

By , Daily Memphian Published: February 07, 2019 5:25 PM CT
<strong>Hattiloo Theatre is commemorating 400 years of African-American history with a free event series called &ldquo;Lest We Forget.&rdquo; Ekundayo Bandele is founder and executive director of Hattiloo.</strong> (Daily Memphian file)

Hattiloo Theatre is commemorating 400 years of African-American history with a free event series called “Lest We Forget.” Ekundayo Bandele is founder and executive director of Hattiloo. (Daily Memphian file)

The first documented Africans arrived in the American colonies in 1619. A Hattiloo event series is commemorating 400 years of African-American history. 

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Elle Perry

Elle Perry

Elle Perry is a reporter and digital producer. The Memphis native and two-time University of Memphis graduate has written for publications including The Memphis Business Journal, Memphis Flyer and High Ground News, and previously served as coordinator of The Teen Appeal.


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