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I Am America:

11/05/11 - 2/02/2012

Main Library

African American Center Exhibit Space - 3rd Floor

100 Larkin St.

I Am America commemorates the Black citizens and families who contributed to the making of America immediately before, during and after the Civil War.  The exhibit also revisits the role of the continual slave revolts in the making of America.

The artists participating in I Am America include:

Alice Beasley (quiltmaker); Inez Brown (mixed media); Karen Oyekanmi (doll maker); Makeda Rashidi (painter); Malik Seneferu (painter); Marion Coleman (quiltmaker); Morrie Turner (cartoonist); Nate Creekmore (cartoonist); Nena St. Louis (sculptor); Nicka Smith (mixed media); Orlonda Uffre (painter); TaSin Sabir (mixed media); Todd King (mixed media); Tomye (mixed media)

Related Event:

A genealogists/artists reception will take place on Sunday, November 20, 2011 from 1 pm to 2 pm. A program follows from 2 pm to 3 pm in the Latino Hispanic Room.  The exhibit is curated and created by Kheven LaGrone.

Upcoming Events

Swing Into Stories
Tuesday, August 23, 2016, 9:30 am
Helen Wills Playground,
Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, August 23, 2016, 10:00 am
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Tuesday, August 23, 2016, 10:00 am
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Tuesday, August 23, 2016, 10:30 am
Main Library, 5th Floor Computer Training Ctr.
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Tuesday, August 23, 2016, 12:15 pm
Richmond, Richmond Meeting Room
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Tuesday, August 23, 2016, 1:00 pm
Main Library, 5th Floor Computer Training Ctr.

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Hand Bookbinders of California
Through Saturday, September 3, 2016
Main Library, Skylight Gallery Exhibit Area
Black Brothers Esteem: Then and Now
Through Thursday, August 25, 2016
Main Library, African American Center
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Through Thursday, December 15, 2016
Main Library, Government Information Center

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