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C.R. Gibs Presents a Lecture on "From Black Cargoes to Black Lives Matter: A Brief History of African American Protest"

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.  This presentation,  will begin at 7:00 p.m.  
Students in front of Military Road School

The Legacy of the Military Road School

Join us as we honor Black History Month by celebrating the legacy of the Military Road School, one of the District's first public schools for African American children.
Students in front of Military Road School

The Legacy of the Military Road School

Join us as we honor Black History Month by celebrating the legacy of the Military Road School, one of the District's first public schools for African American children.
Students in front of Military Road School

The Legacy of the Military Road School

Join us as we honor Black History Month by celebrating the legacy of the Military Road School, one of the District's first public schools for African American children.
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King Mural Discussion

During MLK Week 2017, DC Public Library will celebrate the King Mural by the late artist Don Miller. Dr. Leslie King-Hammond, Graduate Dean Emeritus and Founding Director of the Center for Race and Culture at Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) will discuss Don Miller’s body of work in the larger context of American Art.
Joan Sherman

"What I'm Doing Isn't Working" (Job Searching)

Free career and job search workshop with Joan Sherman. Joan Sherman draws from 30+ years corporate sales and government contracting experience, and coaching at George Washington University’s Career Center to bring these participatory workshops to job seekers.  For information and to register, email Joan Sherman at joan@networkshops.net.  Event is from 2 -3:30 p.m.  
United States postage stamp issued (L-R) in 1993 and 1956.

Thomas Jefferson: In the Presence of His Enemies

Jamie Stiehm, a Creators Syndicate columnist and contributor to USNEWS.com, discusses how Thomas Jefferson, the Sage of Monticello, was a brilliant thinker and a charmed, beloved Virginian.  But you did not want to land on his enemies list.  
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Know Your Rights at Work!

Do you have questions about your legal rights at work?  Learn about your legal rights during the job application process, while on the job, and after leaving a job.  Topics covered include discrimination, payment of wages, applying for jobs if you have a criminal record, and more.

The History and Politics of Gentrification in Mt. Pleasant / La Historia y Política de Desplazamiento en la Mt. Pleasant

Se ofrecerán servicios de traducción de inglés a español en este programa Join University of Maryland scholars Kevin Kim (American Studies), Cody Osterman (History), and Malaurie Pilatte (School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures) as they hold a discussion on the history and politics of gentrification in Mt. Pleasant. This interdisciplinary group of researchers utilized multiple sources of data, from archival resources to current day promotional materials, to think through the many changes the neighborhood has seen and continues to see to this day.
harlem renaissance

"The Harlem Renaissance: A 21st Century Reappraisal."

Join author and historian C.R.Gibbs for this engaging presentation on a second look at the Harlem Renaissance.

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