C R Gibbs Fall African History and Culture Lecture Series

Woodridge Library

C R Gibbs Fall African History and Culture Lecture Series

Last date: Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012, 7 p.m. (see all dates)

Local historian author and lecturer C. R. Gibbs will present his annual fall history and culture lecture series with educators and historians.

September 19 - November 21, Wednesdays at 7 p.m. Ages high school  to adult.

September 19
"The Sister 6: Great Women Scholars at Howard University."
Dr. Ida Jones

September 26
"Tangled Web: Race, Urban Renewal, & Gentrification in the Nation's Capital"
C.R. Gibbs

October 3
"The Power of African-Centered Consciousness During the Age of Transformation and Technology"
Jonathan Pourzal

October 10
"The African Origins of Christianity"
Sam El-Amin

October 17
"African American Heroines of the Civil War"
C.R. Gibbs

October 24
"Let Your Motto Be Resistance:Great Slave Revolts"
C.R. Gibbs

October 31
"The U.S. Colored Troops: Their Legacy of Redemption and National Democracy"
Asa Gordon

November 7
"Ancient African Freemasonry."

November 14
"Great African Generals and Warriors."
C.R. Gibbs

November 21,
"On The Cutting Room Floor: The Image of the Black Woman in American Film."
C.R. Gibbs