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The Slave Community

2/09/2013
2:00 - 4:00

Western Addition

Western Addition Meeting Room

1550 Scott Street

pic of sojourner truth

This family friendly program highlights Spirituals through compelling DVD footage of the little known ring shout “dance,” community singing, and the character of Sojourner Truth as a storyteller; providing important knowledge about the origins of Spirituals and ways in which they were used by the slave community. 

Program participants:
Sam Edwards : Speaker / Coordinator
Bisola Marignay as Sojourner Truth
Angela Thomas and Rener Price:  Song Leaders

Upcoming Events

Frantz Fanon in the 21st Century
Sunday, July 23, 2017, 1:00 pm
Main Library, Koret Auditorium
Musical Outdoor Storytime
Tuesday, July 25, 2017, 10:30 am
Helen Wills Playground - Basketball Court,
Musical Outdoor Storytime
Tuesday, August 1, 2017, 10:30 am
Koret Children's Playground - Carousel,

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Upcoming Classes

Ballroom Dance Basics
Friday, July 21, 2017, 3:30 pm
Ingleside, Ingleside Meeting Room
Beginning African-Haitian Dance
Wednesday, August 9, 2017, 6:00 pm
Mission Bay, Mission Bay General Floor Area
Ballroom Dance
Friday, August 18, 2017, 4:00 pm
Ingleside, Ingleside Meeting Room

Current Exhibits

My Art Makes My Life Matter
Through Thursday, August 10, 2017
Main Library, African American Center