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Monday, Aug. 24, 2015

Summer Reading Logo for children.

Tuskegee Airmen

Takoma Park Library

7 p.m.
Join us to hear a story of history from someone who made it happen. Members of the Tuskegee Airmen, the first African-American men to fly in the U.S. Armed Forces. Despite continued racial discrimination and Jim Crow laws, these brave pilots served our country in World War II. 

Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015

Summer Reading Logo for children.

Neighborhood Heroes: The Homestead Grays and a Changing Washington

Cleveland Park Library

7 p.m.
D.C.'s sports history is long and complicated: one of our first baseball teams was the Homestead Grays, a team that played in the Negro Leagues when baseball was a segregated sport. As the city they called home changed in race, class, economics, so did the Homestead Grays.