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They Were First: African Americans in Sports

9/28/13 - 1/05/2014

Biblioteca Central

Galería Skylight - 6ª Planta

100 Larkin St.

This exhibition pays homage to great leaders of the past such as Fritz Pollard, the first African American to head coach for  an NFL team, Oliver Lewis, the first African American winner of the Kentucky Derby, Vonetta Flowers, the first African American to win a medal in any winter Olympics game and many others.   In visuals and text, the story of African American sports unfolds.  Related exhibit: Breaking the Barriers: The ATA and Black Tennis Pioneers, Main Library, Skylight Gallery, September 28, 2013 - January 5, 2014.

Próximos Eventos

D. Watkins
Jueves 13 de Octubre de 2016, 5:00 pm
Biblioteca Central, Sala Latino/Hispana A & B
Agents of Change
Sábado 15 de Octubre de 2016, 1:00 pm
Biblioteca Central, Auditorio Koret
Buffalo Soldiers 150th Anniversary
Jueves 20 de Octubre de 2016, 6:30 pm
Bayview, Bayview: Sala de Reuniones

Exposiciones Actuales

Black Matters Exhibit
Hasta Jueves 15 de Diciembre de 2016
Biblioteca Central, Centro Africano Americano