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Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017
During MLK Week 2017, DC Public Library will celebrate Coretta Scott King with a special Author Talk featuring the Reverend Dr. Barbara Reynolds. Join us as Dr. Reynolds discusses My Life, My Love, My Legacy by Coretta Scott King as told to the Reverend Dr. Barbara Reynolds. A Q&A will follow the discussion. Copies of the book will be available for purchase through DC Public Library Foundation.
Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017
Join Capitol Hill author and journalist Karen Branan for a discussion of her memoir The Family Tree: A lynching in Georgia, a legacy of secrets, and my search for the truth. This book, which was recently nominated for a Pulitzer, follows the author as she uncovers the truth about her ancestors' involvement in the hanging of four black people by a white lynch mob in 1912.
Sunday, Jan. 29, 2017
Join Mount Pleasant resident James Srodes for his author talk on Spies in Palestine: Love, Betrayal and the Heroic Life of Sarah Aaronsohn.
Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017
Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017
"Long Road to Hard Truth: The 100 Year Mission to Create the National Museum of African American History and Culture"
Join the Woodridge Library and Friends Book Club and the community as we celebrate Black History Month through conversation and a book signing with the U.S. Circuit Honorable Robert L. Wilkins.