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Ain’t No Half-Stepping:

2/19/11 - 5/19/2011

Main Library

African American Center Exhibit Space - 3rd Floor

100 Larkin St.

Photographs and text that detail the little known migration of free Blacks from the Bay Area to the west coast of Canada in 1858. Direct descendants of those San Francisco area Blacks still reside on Salt Spring Island, British Columbia where a Black community continues to thrive.

Inspired by the Black migration from San Francisco in 1858, Salt Spring (a rural farming and artist enclave of about 10,000) has seen a recent influx of Blacks from the U.S., Africa, Europe, the South Pacific, the West Indies and other regions of Canada.

Upcoming Events

San Francisco Correspondence Co-op
Sunday, July 24, 2016, 1:00 pm
Main Library, Latino/Hispanic Rms A & B
Life into Art
Sunday, July 24, 2016, 1:00 pm
Main Library, Koret Auditorium
Movie: Back to the future
Sunday, July 24, 2016, 2:00 pm
Portola, Portola Meeting Room

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Upcoming Classes

Computer Help for Adults/Seniors
Sunday, July 24, 2016, 2:00 pm
Ortega, Ortega Meeting Room
Résumé Workshop
Monday, July 25, 2016, 10:00 am
Main Library, Latino/Hispanic Rms A & B
Nutrition and Healthy Choices
Monday, July 25, 2016, 11:00 am
Main Library, Learning Studio

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Celebrating The Past/Creating The Future
Through Sunday, August 7, 2016
Main Library, Jewett Gallery
Out At The Library
Through Sunday, August 7, 2016
Main Library, Skylight Gallery
Queer & Quirky: OBJECTifying Ourselves
Through Sunday, August 7, 2016
Eureka Valley, Eureka Valley General Floor Area

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