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Shedding light on region's black pioneers

San Jose author Jan Batiste Adkins talks about the struggles and successes of Santa Clara County's early African-Americans featured in her new book African Americans of San Jose and Santa Clara County." Adkins joins Palo Alto Weekly associate editor Linda Taaffe and reporter Sue Dremann.
February 22, 2019

 

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Short story writers wanted!

The 34th Annual Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest is now accepting entries for Adult, Young Adult and Teen categories. Send us your short story (2,500 words or less) and entry form by March 27, 2020. First, Second and Third Place prizes awarded in each category. Sponsored by Kepler's Books, Linden Tree Books and Bell's Books.

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