I AM SAN FRANCISCO

(Re)Collecting the Home of Native Black San Franciscans
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Created and curated by Kheven LaGrone, this exhibit captures the home and soul of native Black San Francisco. I AM SAN FRANCISCO collects the personal stories of several African Americans from San Francisco.  Those stories were assigned to various artists, from various places, to interpret using various media.

 “An African American born in San Francisco?  I’ve never met one before.  You must have been one of the few,” a native Black San Franciscan often hears today.  For many, the questions conjure up the feelings of marginalization and the loss of home.  They remind us that African Americans are being written out of San Francisco’s past and present. 

On Saturday, December 12, 2015, from 2 pm to 4pm, there will be an artist talk at the Library in the African American Center.

Upcoming Events

Asheba
Saturday, September 10, 2016, 11:00 am
Bayview, Bayview Meeting Room
Living with Pride: Ruth Ellis @100
Sunday, September 11, 2016, 2:30 pm
Main Library, Latino/Hispanic Rms A & B
CANCELLED: Greil Marcus: Racism in the Age of Obama
Saturday, September 24, 2016, 3:00 pm
Main Library, Koret Auditorium

Current Exhibits

Black Brothers Esteem: Then and Now
Through Thursday, August 25, 2016
Main Library, African American Center
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