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 Zoomed in photograph of a sign in front of the freeman homes reads, "Little Liberia, Oldest Surviving Homes in Connecticut build by African-Americans," with a list of restoration funders.

Meg Dalton


Connecticut Public

This hour, we’re looking back at how Black Americans have helped shape Connecticut History. We check back in with a project to restore the Mary and Eliza Freeman houses in Bridgeport; we hear from the relative of a soldier in the state’s 29th infantry; and learn about how New Haven was almost home to one of the first HBCUs.

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