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The Monroe County Bicentennial Committee presents: The Bicentennial Journal.

The Bicentennial Journal – Gladys DeVane Pt. 1


In this week’s edition of The Bicentennial Journal, Gladys DeVane shares her experiences with racism as a person of color. As a Black woman, she was excluded from the private parties and social gatherings of coworkers. So, DeVane says the African-American community would hang out together to get away from ‘being Black in Bloomington.’

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