Up From Obscurity: Success Stories from the Age of Segregation

up 1 pm Community Room
Join noted historian, John Maietta for Black History Month and an exploration of five notable African Americans of the 19th and early 20th centuries – Robert Duncanson, the first African-American artist to win international acclaim; Matthew Henson, the humble explorer widely acknowledged to be the first person to reach the North Pole; and Madam C.J. Walker who built a haircare empire and set an inspiring example of philanthropy and social activism. No registration necessary.

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