Newark Public Library announces series of Black History Month programs and exhibits
by Newswire/February 6, 2017
Newark Public Library has announced a series of upcoming programs to commemorate Black History Month, in addition to a series of ongoing exhibits that are currently running at the library. All programs are free and open to the public.
Screening and community discussion of the documentary film directed by Ava DuVernay, director of Selma Saturday, February 11, 2:00 – 4:00 pm
James Brown African American Room, Main Library
Cosponsored by the Friends of the James Brown African American Room
Panel discussion on the city’s challenges and triumphs
Ali McBride, moderator; Dr. Adwoa Akhu, psychologist; Gary Paul Wright, executive director, African America Office of Gay Concerns; Antoinette Baskerville-Richardson, chief education officer, City of Newark; Bryan Epps, activist and national board member, Black Lives Matter; panelists Saturday, February 25, 2:00 – 4:00 pm
Centennial Hall, Main Library
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