Francis A. Gregory
Neighborhood Library

Black women in army being inspected Janet Sims-Wood

Fighting for Freedom: Black Women in the Women’s Army Corps During World War II

Sunday, February 11, 2018, 2:00 pm

During World War II, African-American women were allowed to enter the military for the first time

C.R. Gibbs Lecture Series on African American History and Culture

Monday, February 12, 2018, 7:00 pm

In celebration of 2018 African American History Month, noted historian C.R. Gibbs will deliver a presentation from his African American History and Culture Series entitled "Black Metropolis: Great African Cities, Their Founding and Evolution."  Join us for this thought-provoking lecture.   
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Malcolm X: What Might He Think of America's Military Presence in South Asia, the Middle East and West Africa?

Tuesday, February 13, 2018, 6:30 pm

If Malcolm X were alive today, what might he think about America's involvement in the War in Afghanistan, Syria and military presence in Niger? On November 10, 1963, Malcolm X delivered a riveting presentation at King Solomon Baptist Church in Detroit, Michigan entitled "Message to the Grass Roots" in which he discussed imperialism and mentioned the United States' military involvement in Southeast Asia.