Celebrate Black History Month

Celebrate Black History Month with the Smiley Library

Every Saturday in February, the A.K. Smiley Public Library is presenting a special webinar for Black History Month.

It is free to register for the events, which are held on Zoom and also streamed on Facebook Live. The first event on Feb. 6 was a presentation about African American literature with Chaffey College Prof. Charles Williams.

The schedule is as follows:

Feb. 13: “Lincoln’s Greatest Decision: Emancipation and the Use of Black Troops” with Smiley Library Director Don McCue

Feb. 20: “Black Voice News and the History of the Black Press” with Dr. Paulette Brown-Hinds

Feb. 27: “Hidden in Plain Sight: African Americans in the Library’s Historic Collections” with Archivist Dr. Nathan Gonzales

To register for the Black History Month webinars, click here. —Catherine

Posted: Feb. 10, 2021

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