In her debut novel, Born into Sin Transformed into Destiny, Dr. Gina R. Prince shares how the death of her father, when she was just 5 years old, left her with abandonment and identity issues.
She later turned to drugs and sex to fill the void. Finally, she tried God who was waiting for her with open arms.
Join us as we bid "farewell" to the Peabody Room's 1822 portrait of Yarrow Mamout, which is being borrowed by the Smithsonian Institution for display at the National Portrait Gallery through 2019. Brief presentations will be given by:
Jamie Stiehm, a Creators Syndicate columnist and contributor to USNEWS.com, discusses how James Madison, author of the Constitution, was a brilliant political thinker but a bumbling president who let the British army burn down the President's House and the U. S. Capitol in 1814.
Peabody Room (3rd floor):
On June 15th C. R. Gibbs will talk about The Secret History of Juneteenth. If you miss this presentation you can join us again on June 29, 2016 where Mr. Gibbs will talk about The Mass Incarceration of African Americans and lts Effects on their Families.
Have you signed up for the Summer Reading Program at DC Public Library? Check it out and Go for the Gold--Read!
Melvin Kohn, former President of the American Sociological Association & Professor Emeritus of Sociology at Johns Hopkins University, author of Class and Conformity and several other books and articles, reconsiders a long lifetime of research, culminating in a widely accepted theory of social structure and personality. He will talk about his latest book, a fascinating memoir—Adventures in Sociology: My Life as a Cross-National Schol
Otis Ramsey-Zoe, Associate Artistic Director at banished? productions, Lecturer of Theatre Arts at Howard University, and Series Editor for NoPassport Press's Dreaming the Americas Series, will be on hand to discuss William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream.
Otis Ramsey-Zoe, Associate Artistic Director at banished? productions, Lecturer of Theatre Arts at Howard University, and Series Editor for NoPassport Press's Dreaming the Americas Series, will be on hand to discuss August Wilson's Radio Golf.
Join us for our June Lecture Series. Come out for this important lecture by C.R. Gibbs on The Mass Incarceration of African Americans and lts Effects on their Families and participate in the discussion.
Have you signed up for the DC Public Library Summer Reading program yet? Check it out and go for the gold.