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Ain’t No Half-Stepping:

2/19/11 - 5/19/2011

Main Library

African American Center Exhibit Space - 3rd Floor

100 Larkin St.

Photographs and text that detail the little known migration of free Blacks from the Bay Area to the west coast of Canada in 1858. Direct descendants of those San Francisco area Blacks still reside on Salt Spring Island, British Columbia where a Black community continues to thrive.

Inspired by the Black migration from San Francisco in 1858, Salt Spring (a rural farming and artist enclave of about 10,000) has seen a recent influx of Blacks from the U.S., Africa, Europe, the South Pacific, the West Indies and other regions of Canada.

Upcoming Events

Lava Mae Free Mobile Showers
Tuesday, January 23, 2018, 8:30 am
Main Library, Fulton Street Steps
reMIX
Tuesday, January 23, 2018, 9:00 am
Main Library, Mix: General Floor Area - 2nd Fl
Swing Into Stories
Tuesday, January 23, 2018, 9:30 am
Helen Wills Playground,

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Upcoming Classes

Basic Tai Chi Push Hands with Jackie Kuang
Tuesday, January 23, 2018, 10:30 am
Chinatown, Chinatown Meeting Room
Family Storytime & Playtime
Tuesday, January 23, 2018, 11:15 am
Glen Park, Glen Park Meeting Room
Heart/Mind Meditation
Tuesday, January 23, 2018, 12:15 pm
Richmond, Richmond Meeting Room

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Current Exhibits

Asian Brush Painting Sumi-e
Through Wednesday, February 28, 2018
West Portal, West Portal General Floor Area
Capturing Truth in Nature
Through Thursday, January 25, 2018
Main Library, Chinese Center
We’re Just People
Through Thursday, February 1, 2018
Main Library, LGBTQIA Center Exhibit Space

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