Booker Washington Center dedicates library to Chuck Jefferson

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) — The Booker Washington Center is adding a new addition to help the community learn and connect with African American culture. The inspiration behind the library is a local community leader and former State Representative.

“It’s a great situation to be in and I’m just proud to be a part of it,” said former state representative Chuck Jefferson.

Chuck Jefferson was honored by the African American Resource Center at the Booker Washington Center by opening and dedicating a library in his name.

“I’ve supported Booker all the years I’ve been here in Rockford and I think it’s a great organization, a great institution. It’s good for the community, it’s good for the kids and I’m just happy to…

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