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Book Hill Talks: Discussion of August Wilson's Radio Golf

Otis Ramsey-Zoe, Associate Artistic Director at banished? productions, Lecturer of Theatre Arts at Howard University, and Series Editor for NoPassport Press's Dreaming the Americas Series, will be on hand to discuss August Wilson's Radio Golf.
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Book Hill Talks: The Mind of the African Strongman

Former Assistant Secretary of State Herman Cohen will be on hand to discuss the leaders, events and issues he experienced during his four decade diplomatic career. 
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The Mass Incarceration of African Americans and lts Effects on their Families

Join us for our June Lecture Series. Come out for this important lecture by C.R. Gibbs on The Mass Incarceration of African Americans and lts Effects on their Families and participate in the discussion. Have you signed up for the DC Public Library Summer Reading program yet?  Check it out and go for the gold.
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Book Hill Talks: America's Diplomats Screening & Discussion

Former Ambassadors Herman Cohen and Edward Marks will be on hand to discuss America's Diplomats, a look at the multi-faceted roles diplomats play in shaping global views of the United States.
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Book Hill Talks: Alex Finley - Victor in the Rubble

Former CIA officer, turned blogger and satirist, Alex Finley will be on had to discuss the sights, sounds, and absurdities of the complex relationships connected with the War on Terror.
Summer Reading Book

Join Patsy Fletcher and Learn About the Historic Places of Leisure and Recreation In and Around Washington, DC

Join Patsy Fletcher, author of  Historically African American leisure destinations around Washington, D.C. for a talk about places of leisure  and recreation for African Americans in and around Washignton, DC.  You will learn where they were, who patronized them, some histroy of each place and to a limited e
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Historic Places of African American Leisure and Recreation In and Around Washington, DC

Join Patsy Fletcher, author of Historically African American leisure destinations around Washington, D.C. for a talk about places of leisure and recreation for African Americans in and around Washington, DC.
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Social Justice & Equal Rights for the LGBTQ Community in the District: A Panel Discussion

What challenges did the LGBTQ community face in the District in their struggle for recognition in the past? What legal protections does this community enjoy now? What are the current struggles for recognition and justice being faced by them now and where will the struggle for equal rights and social justice take the LGBTQ community next? Join us for a thought-provoking discussion featuring some of the city’s LGBTQ champions:   K. Travis Ballie - Lead Organizer NARAL Pro-Choice America; The DC Center for the LGBT Community

Building Family in the 21st Century: A Moderated Conversation

Building Family in the 21st Century: A Moderated Conversation Join us for what is sure to be a thought-provoking and wonderful panel discussion on the role of fathers in families! Presented by Jonetta Rose Barras, Esther Productions, Inc., The Spoken Word, and Kuumba Expressions featuringBrittany Adams, MS Resident in Counseling, and Co-director of the Fatherless Reconciliation Daughter Project
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D.C. Music Salon: The Story of WHFS 102.3FM

We will take you on a trip back to the '60s, '70s and '80s when free form, progressive rock radio was in its heyday… HFS was more than just a local radio station, it was the voice of a generation. Hear from musicians, DJs Weasel, Cerphe, Josh, Adele, Thom and more–and fans as they reflect on a time when the music united a tribe who spoke out via the radiowaves about war, equality, and the times. Filmmaker Jay Schlossberg and special guests will be on hand to show parts of this film and swap stories on what made this station legendary.

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