Historically Speaking: Norwich Freedom Trail celebrates contributions of local African Americans - News - The Bulletin

Learning about the history in your local community can be a resource to understanding the current demonstrations, protests, marches and vast pent-up unrest catalyzed by needless deaths of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and far too many others.

The Norwich Freedom Trail is a part of the Walk Norwich trail system and celebrates Norwich’s rich, diverse, and largely untold story of African-American heritage, highlighting notable people who played important roles in the movement to end slavery and advance civil rights before and after the U.S. Civil War. This…

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