Lynchburg Museum to host “People Died: The Struggle for African American Voting Rights” on Feb. 29

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LYNCHBURG, Va. (WFXR) — The Lynchburg Museum will bring to life the stories of people who died in the struggle for African American voting rights through a special performance.

The program titled “People Died: The Struggle for African American Voting Rights” features six short monologues written by local playwright Jennifer Lipford Petticolas, according to the museum’s Facebook post.

Following the performance, audiences can take part in a talk-back with the playwright, according to the Lynchburg Museum.

The performance is scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 29, 5:30 – 7 p.m. at the Lynchburg Museum, located at 901 Court St.

Light refreshments will be served at this free event.

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