Black History Month

Selma, Lord Selma

“With My Own Two Hands: Brave and Fearless Children of the Civil Rights Movement”

The Northeast Library proudly celebrates Black History Month with the theme “With My Own Two Hands: Fearless Children of the Civil Rights Movement."  On February 24 at 3:30 p.m., we will end Black History Month with a screening of the film Selma, Lord, Selma.

Change of Location: C.R. Gibbs Lecture on "The Assault on Jim Crow Education"

The Thursday, February 23, 7 p.m., lecture by C. R. Gibbs has been moved to the Shepherd Park (Juanita E. Thornton) Library.
Parable of the Sower Book Cover

Teen Book Club: Parable of the Sower

Come hang out and eat snacks at our monthly Teen Book Club! For the February book club selection, we will read Parable of the Sower by Octavia Butler. Pick up a copy of the book at the Information Desk. We will meet in the Teen Space at 4:30 p.m. Ages 13-19
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C. R. Gibbs Presents a Lecture on "Crossing the Rubicon: The Battle for Black Public Education in the District of Columbia"

C. R. Gibbs, noted author and researcher, will present a series of lectures at several DC Public Libraries throughout the month of February in honor of Black History Month. The presentations "Crossing the Rubicon: The Battle for Black Public Education in the District of Columbia" will begin at 7 p.m. at the following branch libraries:   Feb 16, Thursday, Tenley Neighborhood Library Feb 21, Tuesday, Francis Gregory Neighborhood Library
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C. R. Gibbs Presents a Lecture on "The Assault on Jim Crow Education: Black Teens in the Civil Rights Movement"

C. R. Gibbs, noted author and researcher,  presents a series of lectures for Black History Month.  Please join us for this informative program and check out the DC Public Library website for other presentations taking place this month.
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C. R. Gibbs Presents a Lecture on "Crossing the Rubicon: The Battle for Black Public Education in the District of Columbia"

C. R. Gibbs, noted author and researcher, will present a series of lectures at several DC Public Libraries throughout the month of February in honor of Black History Month.  Checkout the DC Public Library website for information on other presentations being given this month.  
Black Power Mixtape

The Revolution Will Be Televised: The Black Power Mixtape

"The Black Power Mixtape" features interviews with activists like Stokely Carmichael, Bobby Steale, Angela Davis and Eldridge Cleaver mixed with images and commentary from African-American artists and activists who were influenced by the struggle such as Erykah Badu, Harry Belafonte, Talib Kweli and Melvin Van Peebles.
Freedom Riders

The Revolution Will Be Televised: Freedom Riders

"Freedom Riders" tells the story of the summer of 1961 when more than 400 Black and White Americans risked their lives traveling together in the segregated South to protest segregation.
Mr. Civil Rights

The Revolution Will Be Televised: Mr. Civil Rights - Thurgood Marshall and the NAACP

"Mr. Civil Rights" is the first in our series of documentaries that focus on historical "Freedom Fighters."
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Strengthening Haitian - Dominican Relations

At this event, the panelists will discus historical facts and current affairs to build trust and creating solution between Haitian/ Dominican Communities.

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