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Letters from the Warfront: In 1944, Sgt. Ernest Taylor wrote to The Leader about Negro History Week

This article, written by Echo Day, was first published in the Covington Leader on Feb. 24, 2021. On Feb. 24, 1944, The Covington Leader published a letter from Sgt. Ernest Eugene Taylor, of Mason, commemorating what was then known as Negro History Week. In his letter, Taylor spelled out his hopes for progress with race …

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