Article, “Safe haven in tense times”

February 21, 1994

Families describe what it was like to be among the first African Americans to move to Henrietta, where they experienced both discrimination and acceptance. They were the forerunners in the development of Henrietta into one of Rochester’s more racially diverse suburbs. The article notes ways that Black families have shaped the town and its history.

Delores Orman, “Safe haven in tense times,” Democrat and Chronicle (Rochester, NY), February 21, 1994.
Reprinted with permission from Democrat and Chronicle and ProQuest.

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