Charles Blockson gets national attention

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The Temple News has chronicled the story of one of the largest historical collections of the American end of the African diaspora, as it has sat on Main Campus for the past 25 years.

We were there when its original curator, Charles Blockson, stepped down and a new curator came to task. Its interim leaders and .

But, now as the embattled Blockson Collection moves back into its larger renovated digs in Sullivan Hall – where President Ann Weaver Hart’s office is – one of the most celebrated, and least known, collections of black American history is getting all sorts of national media attention.

See the story on MSNBC

Read the Washington Post story.

Inquirer got it, too.

Even the Altoona Mirror.