How did Africa's greatest civilization become disconnected from its original founders? Who were those scholars who fought for the restoration and correction of the contributions of the world's first great nation state in the context of great African empires? Learn these things and more with historian and author C.R. Gibbs.
Jamie Stiehm, a Creators Syndicate columnist and contributor to USNEWS.com, discusses how Eleanor Roosevelt was the indispensable First Lady of the people who helped write the nation's story and the figure Hillary Clinton saw as her soul mate.
Have you ever thought about your digital afterlife?
Learn what happens to your digital photos, files, and accounts after death, and how you can create and protect the priceless memories on your computer, phone, social media accounts, and email.
Please bring devices or examples of digital assets you'd like to pass on.
Join us as we bid "farewell" to the Peabody Room's 1822 portrait of Yarrow Mamout, which is being borrowed by the Smithsonian Institution for display at the National Portrait Gallery through 2019. Brief presentations will be given by:
Jamie Stiehm, a Creators Syndicate columnist and contributor to USNEWS.com, discusses how James Madison, author of the Constitution, was a brilliant political thinker but a bumbling president who let the British army burn down the President's House and the U. S. Capitol in 1814.
Peabody Room (3rd floor):
On June 15th C. R. Gibbs will talk about The Secret History of Juneteenth. If you miss this presentation you can join us again on June 29, 2016 where Mr. Gibbs will talk about The Mass Incarceration of African Americans and lts Effects on their Families.
Have you signed up for the Summer Reading Program at DC Public Library? Check it out and Go for the Gold--Read!
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 William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream.
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.