This exhibition pays homage to great leaders of the past such as Fritz Pollard, the first African American to head coach for an NFL team, Oliver Lewis, the first African American winner of the Kentucky Derby, Vonetta Flowers, the first African American to win a medal in any winter Olympics game and many others. In visuals and text, the story of African American sports unfolds. Related exhibit: Breaking the Barriers: The ATA and Black Tennis Pioneers, Main Library, Skylight Gallery, September 28, 2013 - January 5, 2014.
- Book Club
- Saturday, February 13, 2016, 10:00 amMain Library, Library for the Blind
- Kirk Waller Storyteller
- Saturday, February 13, 2016, 11:00 amGolden Gate Valley, Golden Gate Valley Meeting Room
- The Black Rock aka Black Alcatraz
- Saturday, February 13, 2016, 1:00 pmEureka Valley, Eureka Valley General Floor Area