CR Gibbs Summer Lecture Series

Deanwood Library

CR Gibbs Summer Lecture Series

Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019, 7 p.m.

Join author, C.R. Gibbs for his Summer Lecture Series at the Deanwood Neighborhood Library. The award-winning historian, humanities scholar and exhibitor of artifacts has appeared at DC Public Library since 1989. He has spoken at the Smithsonian's Anacostia Museum, Arena Stage, colleges/universities and other venues locally, nationally and internationally.

In addition to preparing scripts on African American history for D.C. schools, WETA-TV and WHUR FM Radio, Mr. Gibbs has served as a technical advisor on the film American Years, and has appeared on the History Channel, and French and Belgian television. Mr. Gibbs is best known for researching, writing and narrating Sketches to Color, a 13-part companion series to the PBS series, The Civil War.

All lectures at the Deanwood Library begin at 7 p.m.
  • Thursday, August 15: "Africa, Enslavement, and the Making of Black American Culture."