African Americans of San Francisco

Author Visit: Jan Batiste Adkins
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"Join us for a lively discussion and book signing with Jan Batiste Adkins, educator, lecturer and author of African Americans of San Francisco, a first-of-its-kind pictorial historical account of the leaders of San Francisco's black communities from the Gold Rush to the present. Get an inside look at San Francisco's incredible journey to integration as depicted in never-before-seen images of schools, churches, music, movements and more."

Upcoming Events

Hands on History:
Wednesday, February 10, 2016, 6:00 pm
Main Library, San Francisco History Center
PBS Documentary Screening: Prince Among Slaves
Wednesday, February 10, 2016, 6:30 pm
Ocean View, Ocean View Meeting Room
Asheba: Musical Storyteller
Thursday, February 11, 2016, 10:30 am
Marina, Marina Childrens' Area

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Saturday, February 20, 2016, 2:00 pm
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Current Exhibits

I AM SAN FRANCISCO
Through Thursday, March 10, 2016
Main Library, African American Center
Black Environmental Champions
Through Thursday, April 28, 2016
Main Library, Environmental Center
Celebrating Black History
Through Monday, February 29, 2016
Main Library, Children's Center Exhibit Space
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