San Francisco Public Library

American to the Backbone

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

AfroSolo Artists Talk
Wednesday, November 2, 2016, 6:00 pm
Main Library, Latino/Hispanic Rms A & B
Letters to Prisoners Workshop
Sunday, November 13, 2016, 1:00 pm
Main Library, Chinese Center
Celebration of The Complete Works of Pat Parker
Saturday, November 19, 2016, 1:00 pm
Main Library, LGBTQIA Center

Current Exhibits

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