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.


Natalie Baszile Book Talk and Discussion
星期四, 2015年10月8日, 6:00 pm
Bayview 分館, Bayview 會議室
African American Geneology
星期六, 2015年10月10日, 12:00 pm
Main 總圖書館, 電腦培訓中心
Slavery: Ancient Greece and Rome vs. the American South
星期三, 2015年10月14日, 7:00 pm
Merced 分館, Merced 公眾範圍



Internal Reflections
至 星期日, 2015年11月15日
Main 總圖書館, 非洲裔展覽中心