Madam C.J. Walker's Villa Lewaro, Irvington, New York

photo by: Villa Lewaro, Irvington, New York | Historic New England/David Bohl

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Connect with the History Around You

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“When you’re uncomfortable, that’s when the learning starts.”

— Joseph McGill, Jr., Founder, The Slave Dwelling Project