BARS is a workshop for youth that enjoy rapping and writing Spoken Word poems.
Join us to write new songs to original beats and poems to record and perform. Spend your summer making art that makes a difference in your community.
This project was made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services.
In celebration of 2014 African American History Month, distinguished historian C.R. Gibbs will deliver a presentation at theCapitol View, Parklands-Turner and Francis Gregory neighborhood libraries in February, beginning at 7 p.m.
Safe neighborhoods represent a major concern for residents of the Metropolitan Police Department's (MPD) Sixth District. Among the seven police districts, as reported in MPD’s Crime Totals by Districts, the Sixth District has one of the highest number of homicides.
A personal remembrance of Dr. King and a career in the CIA
In his celebrated 2012 memoir, Black Man in the CIA, Leutrell Osborne Sr. mentions meeting Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in Oslo, Norway at the Nobel Peace Prize Award Ceremony in December 1964 when the Intelligence Officer was stationed in the Scandinavian city. What else is there to learn about this special occasion?
Learn a new crochet project, just in time for Christmas.
Our resident crochet expert, Mrs. Darlene, is going to be teaching a special Mother/Daughter Christmas project.All ages, and experience levels are welcome.You'll need to bring an 'I' or 'J' needle for each person.You'll also need a ball of yarn (Christmas colored, or any other color you like).