Black History Month Programs 2021
Before You Can Say Jackie Robinson:
Black Baseball in America
Wednesday, February 3, 7 p.m.
Hear the story of great Black players and great Black teams who played behind a color line built by American racism. Presented by Dr. Lawrence Hogan with an original poem performed by Kevin Kane.
rican American Genealogy: Learn, Find, Visualize
Thursday, February 4, 6:30 p.m.
Learn the best tools to research African American genealogy, locate special records, visualize history, and stay aware of new information. With Shamele Jordon of Genealogy Quick Start TV.
A Celebration of Black Heroes in Comics
Wednesday, February 10, 5 p.m.
Storm! Black Panther! The Falcon! Explore the history of origins of your favorite characters and the creators who brought them to life. For teens & tweens, presented by Ryan Brady of Camden's Comics.
Does Soul Food Need a Warning Label?
Thursday, February 11, 7 p.m.
Ages 12 and up
Do you know the true history of soul food? Join soul food historian and James Beard award-winning author Adrian Miller to trace the journey of this cuisine from West Africa to the American West.
African Drum Circle
Saturday, February 13, 11 a.m.
Get moving to the beat! Learn about African drumming, sing songs, and end with a traditional African dance circle. Presented by Music Play Patrol.
Imperial Waist Beads Workshop
Wednesday, February 24, 7 p.m.
Ages 13 and up
Learn the enduring history and meaning of these beautiful strands of beads that originated in many African cultures. Presented by Latasha Waters of the Queen's Storehouse.
Crowned: Head Wrapping Workshop
Saturday, February 27, 11:30 a.m.
Ages 13 and up
Join presenter Latasha Waters of the Queen's Storehouse for a head wrapping herstory presentation and styling tutorial.
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