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The Changing Image of Blacks in Comics Exhibit - Extended

The Changing Image of Blacks in Comics Exhibit - Extended
The Changing Image of Blacks in Comics Exhibit - Extended
The Changing Image of Blacks in Comics Exhibit - Extended
The Changing Image of Blacks in Comics Exhibit - Extended

Exhibit Available until March 29th

The Cousins Gallery of the Blair-Caldwell African American Research Library has extended the traveling educational exhibit th

Calling All Artists – Let the Principles of Nguzo Saba Guide You

Calling All Artists – Let the Principles of Nguzo Saba Guide You
Calling All Artists – Let the Principles of Nguzo Saba Guide You

Kuumba in the Community Exhibit

To kick-off the 2013 Kwanzaa season, The Blair-Caldwell African American Research Library is calling all artists for art submissions th

Espionage, Treason and Peril - The Story of Mary Louvestre

Espionage, Treason and Peril - The Story of Mary Louvestre
Espionage, Treason and Peril - The Story of Mary Louvestre

From award-winning author Alex Haley’s widow, his collaborator on the bestselling

The “I Have A Dream” Speech Turns 50

The “I Have A Dream” Speech Turns 50
The “I Have A Dream” Speech Turns 50
The “I Have A Dream” Speech Turns 50

The March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom took place in Washington, D.C., on August 28, 1963. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Forty Decades and a Meal

Forty Decades and a Meal
Forty Decades and a Meal

Who knew food could be so interesting? Adrian Miller, local author and self proclaimed "soul food scholar" does!!! He is the ultimate southern/soul food foodie (aficionado of food).

Vibrancy, Color and Creativity Unfold With The RMWS Quilt Guild

Vibrancy, Color and Creativity Unfold With The RMWS Quilt Guild
Vibrancy, Color and Creativity Unfold With The RMWS Quilt Guild
Vibrancy, Color and Creativity Unfold With The RMWS Quilt Guild

Let the language of color speak to you during the month of August in the latest exhibit, Common Threads by The Rocky Mountain Wa Shonaji Quilt Guild

Exhibit: Culinary Chronicles of Blackness Returns For The Second Year

Exhibit: Culinary Chronicles of Blackness Returns For The Second Year
Exhibit: Culinary Chronicles of Blackness Returns For The Second Year

The Exhibit Culinary Chronicles of Blackness will be available for viewing from July 8 - July 31 in the Cousins Gallery – Level 3.

Upcoming Events, Exhibits and New Odds and Ends

Upcoming Events, Exhibits and New Odds and Ends
Upcoming Events, Exhibits and New Odds and Ends
Upcoming Events, Exhibits and New Odds and Ends
Upcoming Events, Exhibits and New Odds and Ends

Introducing two New Special Interest Classes Available at the Blair-Caldwell Library plus lots more!