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Listening for Freedom: Music, Movement and Watch Night History

“Listening for Freedom: Music, Movement and Watch Night History,” by Kate Havelin The last night of December, 1862, many African Americans North and South gathered in homes and churches, watching and praying for news they hoped would change their lives....

Freedom Rings at East Side Freedom Library!

“In something like the Miracle on Greenbrier Street the power of vision, passion and grit have transformed an abandoned public library building on St. Paul’s East Side. Phoenix-like, the once forlorn Carnegie Library is reborn as the East Side Freedom Library, a...

A Primary Research Point for St. Paul Public School Students

With the grand opening of the East Side Freedom Library rapidly approaching, members of the ESFL team are ecstatic to begin serving the community. We are also looking forward to “cultivating and broadening” our “relationship with public school...