"Great Black Women"
Published on Tuesday, February 16, 2010 - 8:44pm
Join us Saturday, February 20 for a lecture by noted author, scholar, and historian C. R. Gibbs. He will be discussing the topic "Great Black Women" as part of the DC Public Library's Black History Month Lecture Series.
Mr. Gibbs shares his knowledge of African American history and achievements in many mediums and with a variety of communities. He is a DC Humanities Scholar who has appeared on the History Channel several times. He has worked with Georgetown University, the Smithsonian, and Maryland Public Television. Also, Mr. Gibbs is the author of several books, most notably Black Explorers, Black Inventors: from Africa to America, and Friends of Frederick Douglas. He has participated in the DC Public Library's Black History Month Lecture Series since 1989.