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American to the Backbone

6/07/2014
1:00 - 2:00

Main Library

African American Center Exhibit Space - 3rd Floor

100 Larkin St.

Learn the story of a former slave who became a Yale scholar, minister, and an international leader of the Antebellum abolitionist movement. Christopher Webber will read from his biography, American to the Backbone: the Life of James W.C. Pennington and show slides to augment his presentation.

Upcoming Events

D. Watkins
Thursday, October 13, 2016, 5:00 pm
Main Library, Latino/Hispanic Rms A & B
Agents of Change
Saturday, October 15, 2016, 1:00 pm
Main Library, Koret Auditorium
Buffalo Soldiers 150th Anniversary
Thursday, October 20, 2016, 6:30 pm
Bayview, Bayview Meeting Room

Current Exhibits

Black Matters Exhibit
Through Thursday, December 15, 2016
Main Library, African American Center