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American to the Backbone

6/07/2014
1:00 - 2:00

Main Library

African American Center Exhibit Space - 3rd Floor

100 Larkin St.

Learn the story of a former slave who became a Yale scholar, minister, and an international leader of the Antebellum abolitionist movement. Christopher Webber will read from his biography, American to the Backbone: the Life of James W.C. Pennington and show slides to augment his presentation.

Upcoming Events

Harlem of the West SF Project
Saturday, April 29, 2017, 3:00 pm
African American Arts and Culture Complex,
A Litany For Survival:
Saturday, May 13, 2017, 2:00 pm
Main Library, Latino/Hispanic Rms A & B
Storytelling history of music BVHP
Saturday, May 13, 2017, 2:00 pm
Bayview, Bayview Meeting Room

Current Exhibits

Envisioning the Classics with Color
Through Thursday, May 25, 2017
Main Library, Art, Music & Recreation Center
Barack Obama: A Legacy of Hope
Through Thursday, June 1, 2017
Main Library, African American Center