Lecture

John Quincy Adams, Henry Clay and John C. Calhoun postage stamps.

North and South: Setting the Stage for the Civil War

Jamie Stiehm, a Creators Syndicate columnist and contributor to USNEWS.com, discusses how John Quincy Adams and John Calhoun were formidable foes on slavery (with Henry Clay in the middle).  
Artist Rik Freeman will discuss his mural entitled Knowledged.

Meet The Artist: Rik Freeman

"Knowledge" is a mural painted on canvas, then digitally reproduced, and then processed onto a high-tech wallpaper and hung. The subject matter is based on Deanwood - a predominately African American neighborhood in northeast Washington DC - and its history, with there being four aspects of knowledge represented in sections of the mural: Community, Earth, Culture, & Self.   - Rik Freeman, Artist
Food Trends 2017

Food Trends 2017

Do you want to eat healthier? Interested in learning what’s HOT right now at your local grocer?  What are the food trends for 2017? Join Roxana Ehsani, MS, RD, CSSD, LDN, In-Store Nutritionist at Giant, to discover the latest good-for-you food trends that are available on the shelves at local markets. You will have the opportunity to taste test new products and take home some recipes!

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.
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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.  
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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.
Spices

Spices 101: The Basics of How Spices Improve Health and Make Your Food Taste Wonderful!

Join the spice experts from Bazaar Spices as they go over the basics of spices. What exactly is a spice? What do I look for when buying spices? How can I use them in my cooking? What are the medicinal uses of spices? During the session, we will also cover the effects of some everyday spice favorites like cinnamon, turmeric, ginger, and cocoa on factors ranging from controlling cravings to inflammation and weight loss. 
1876 political campaign banner featuring Rutherford B. Hayes (R-Ohio) and Samuel J. Tilden (D-New York)

"The Electoral College Strikes Again"

Jamie Stiehm, a Creators Syndicate columnist and contributor to USNEWS.com, discusses the presidential election of 1876, which installed Rutherford B. Hayes in one of the dirtiest deals in American history.

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