Black History Month Events
Compiled by Bill Carner, Special Collections, Ekstrom LibraryEkstrom Library
Feb. 6, 4:30 p.m. Dedication of the Hattie Winston Collection. Speaker: Hattie Winston. Library Ground Floor Lobby.
Feb. 6, 11:00 a.m. - noon African American Women in Film. Film and stage actress Hattie Winston (currently seern in Jackie Brown) will be the presenter. Co-sponsored by the Multicultural Center, Pan-African Studies, Ekstrom Library, and Theater Arts.
Feb. 17, noon. American Slavery: The Ghostly Life and Great Loss. Presenter: Dr. Blaine Hudson, Pan-African Studies.
Feb. 1 In Black and White: Black Cinema
Feb. 8 Superfly
Feb. 15 Do the Right Thing
Feb. 22 Power of One
Feb. 4 Against the Odds: The Artists of the Harlem Renaissance
Feb. 11 Robert Colescott: The One Two Punch and Silver Needle: The Legacy of Elizabeth and Joyce Scott
Feb. 18 Uncommon Beauty in Common Objects: The Legacy of African-American Crafts and Jacob Lawrence: The Glory of Expression
Feb. 25 Stories of Illumination and Growth: John Biggers Hampton Murals and Kindred Spirits: Contemporary African American Artists
All video screenings at 1:30 p.m. Wednesdays in the auditorium.Louisville Free Public Library
The story of the Western Branch Library, the first library for African Americans in the country.