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Norman’s Crowns Tea celebrates tradition of church hats

The Norman Public Library held its ninth annual Crowns Tea on Sunday in honor of Black History Month.

FROM STAFF REPORTS Modified: February 25, 2013 at 10:51 pm •  Published: February 26, 2013

NORMAN — Women and girls sporting colorful hats participated in the ninth annual Crowns Tea on Sunday at the Norman Public Library.

The Crowns Tea, which has become a Black History Month tradition, is based on the photo essay, “Crowns: Portraits of Black Women in Church Hats,” which celebrates the tradition of the church hat.

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