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Presentation: There’s Something About the Water…, presented by Linda Jackson

Black Music in SF, Part II
Sunday, 12/5/2021
11:00 - 12:15

A presentation recognizing the achievements of African American musical artists who were born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area. Exploring genres from jazz and R&B, to gospel, funk and hip-hop, There’s Something About the Water… enlightens, entertains and hopefully, makes you proud of these artists who made their marks on the world stage and, like you, call the Bay Area home.Linda Jackson portrait

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Linda A. Jackson, a native San Franciscan, is a writer, historian, photographer and food artist. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Mount St. Mary’s University and received her Master of Fine Arts degree in Creative Writing from Antioch University Los Angeles. She is a member of the San Francisco Writers Workshop, and has recently completed a collection of short stories entitled, The Religion of Slaves. She is now working on her memoir.


Enjoy performances, talks and workshops that celebrate movement and the musical arts.

Connect to engaging discussions and performances related to the Black community.

More Than a Month, SFPL's Black History Month celebration, recognizes important historical events, honors community and national leaders and fosters steps towards community wellbeing. Programming features authors, poets and craft classes for all ages. More Than a Month begins in January in time for Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday weekend, and runs all throughout February.


This program is sponsored by Friends of the San Francisco Public Library.


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