The San Francisco Public Library is honored to host professor/activist Dr. Oba T’Shaka as our keynote speaker for the 2013 Black Literary Festival. Dr. T'Shaka is an activist, scholar, renowned public speaker, professor, workshop leader, author, organizer and visionary of exceptional influence. For 38 years Dr. T'Shaka was a Professor at San Francisco State University, where he is now Professor Emeritus. Dr. Oba T’Shaka (formerly Bill Bradley) led the San Francisco Civil Rights Movement and addressed such issues as economic apartheid and job discrimination within San Francisco and as well as California as a whole.
Dr. T’Shaka will discuss the San Francisco Civil Rights Movement and its inspiration for historical readings and their relevance today.
Location: Koret Auditorium, Lower Level
- Delicious Desserts: Alice Medrich speaks
- Tuesday, October 13, 2015, 2:30 pmMain Library, Koret Auditorium
- Slavery: Ancient Greece and Rome vs. the American South
- Wednesday, October 14, 2015, 7:00 pmMerced, Merced General Floor Area
- Between His Walking Words/Entre Sus Palabras Andantes
- Sunday, October 18, 2015, 3:00 pmMain Library, Latino/Hispanic Rms A & B