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.

These cultural events are free and open to the public. Check out all of our Black History Month programs and share your own thoughts on race at Race in the Public Eye.

Upcoming Events

Black History Month Scavenger Hunt
Thursday, February 23, 2017, 8:00 am
Bayview, Bayview General Floor Area
Thursdays at Noon films - Ali
Thursday, February 23, 2017, 12:00 pm
Main Library, Koret Auditorium
Play the African counting game Mancala
Thursday, February 23, 2017, 3:00 pm
Mission, Mission Teen's Area

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Current Exhibits

Celebrating the diverse and beautiful world of Ashley Bryan
Through Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Main Library, Children's Center Exhibit Space
Envisioning the Classics with Color
Through Thursday, March 2, 2017
Main Library, African American Center
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