African American Center - 3rd Floor

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The Library will be closed May 27 for Memorial Day

The African American Center on the third floor of the Main Library welcomes students, researchers, and anyone interested in learning more about the historical, political, and cultural experiences of African Americans in California and beyond. In addition to housing a collection of reference materials that span a range of subject areas, including religion, slavery, civil rights, racial identity, art, military, and current events, the Center also partners with other library departments and community organizations to sponsor exhibits and programs that are free to the public.

Collections and Services Available

Upcoming Events

Remembering John Singleton
Saturday, May 25, 2019, 11:00 am
Main Library, Koret Auditorium
Black LGBT Awards
Sunday, June 16, 2019, 2:00 pm
Main Library, Koret Auditorium

Upcoming Classes

Saturday, June 15, 2019, 12:00 pm
Main Library, Paley Room - Floor 3

Current Exhibits

Strike! Ethnic Studies Now
Through Thursday, June 20, 2019
Main Library, General Collections
The Port Chicago Story
Through Thursday, July 25, 2019
Main Library, African American Center
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