Juneteenth

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Escape From Slavery: The Pearl Incident of 1848

In recognition of the 150th anniversary of Juneteenth, community leader David W. Smith, Sr. will discuss slave culture in the United States, Civil War interpreter Marquett Milton will portray the life of United States Colored Troop Andrew Green and freelance writer Omarr Lee will pay tribute to the commemorative holiday through poetry. Juneteenth is considered the oldest celebration that commemorates the ending of slavery in the United States. Join us for a celebration of the abolition of human bondage in the United States.

Juneteenth 2014 Celebration

Celebrate Juneteenth at a special evening Read-In.  Members of the Aspiring Writers Circle and library staff will present original works and letters from slaves that evoke the strength, courage, and freedom that

Prison Life: Reasons To Avoid a Journey To Nowhere

In recognition of Juneteenth, a celebration that commemorates the end of slavery in the United States and an occasion to focus on self-improvement, come hear Lamont Carey discuss his new novel, The Hill, a riveting acc