Black Excellence Bookmark with Picture of Lewis Latimer

Postponed: Celebration: Black Excellence, Black Inventions

Sunday, 2/13/2022
2:30 - 5:00

This program has been postponed to Sun., March 6, 2:30 p.m.. Thank you for your interest in our programs. 

Hear from Black scientists, educators, creators and descendants of Black inventors in a celebration of Black innovation and a conversation about why it is important to highlight Black contributions.

This event is moderated by Dr. Carolyn Ransom-Scott, who has been distributing the Black Inventors bookmark for decades and will relaunch a new version available at the Library as part of our More Than a Month, Black History Month commemoration. 

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


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


Attending Programs

Questions about the program or problems registering? Contact sfplcpp@sfpl.org. For accommodations (such as ASL interpretation or captioning), call (415) 557-4400 or contact accessibility@sfpl.org. Requesting at least 72 hours in advance will help ensure availability.


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