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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.

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