They Were First: African Americans in Sports

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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.


AfroSolo Artists Talk
星期三, 2016年11月2日, 6:00 pm
Main 總圖書館, Latino/Hispanic 會議室 A 和 B
Letters to Prisoners Workshop
星期日, 2016年11月13日, 1:00 pm
Main 總圖書館, 華裔中心
Celebration of The Complete Works of Pat Parker
星期六, 2016年11月19日, 1:00 pm
Main 總圖書館, Hormel 中心


Black Matters Exhibit
至 星期四, 2016年12月15日
Main 總圖書館, 非洲裔展覽中心