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Jul 16, 2018

Holdridge Primus

     In an unforgettable interview, historian Barbara Beeching describes the creation of a black middle class in Hartford – not in the twentieth century, but back in the 1800s. It's a tale full of insights and surprises – not the least of which is Beeching herself. 

     BONUS: For reasons that will become clear in the 1st five minutes, this  episode may make you want to upgrade your Bucket List. WWW


This episode is sponsored by Attorney Peter Bowman—find out more at, and Connecticut Humanities, co-publisher of Connecticut Explored, visit