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Black History Live — York 

When: Wed., Feb. 16, 5:30 p.m. 2011
Price: Free

Well before George Washington Carver saved the South with his nuts, there was another heroic African-American contribution — only York's was involuntary and unrewarded. After Napoleon sold the Louisiana Territory to the U.S. for $15 million, Thomas Jefferson appropriated Lewis and Clark to explore it. Clark added York, the slave he'd owned since childhood, to the corps destined for this precarious expedition. Black History Live ( will recount York's life through the performance of the scholar Hasan Davis at 5:30 tonight. An RSVP (e-mail is required for this free event taking place at Stargazers Theatre and Event Center (10 S. Parkside Drive, — Eric Calder



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