Check Out Black History Events in LA
ALL PUBLIC PROGRAMS AT CAAM ARE FREE! – RSVP TO 213.744.2024
Saturday, February 6, 2016, 1pm – 3pm | PROP-MAKING WORKSHOP
Lynn Rossi and Nichelle Evans, whose works are currently on view in the CAAM exhibition Evolution of the Revolution will help workshop participants create a prop of the North Star. All materials provided. RSVP preferred at 213.744.2024.
Sunday, February 7, 2016, 2pm – 4pm | LECTURE
Black History Month | Carter G. Woodson African American History Series, 2016
African American Politicians During Reconstruction Reconstruction (1863-1875) yielded the active participation of African Americans (including thousands of former slaves) in the political, economic, and social life of the South. Learn more about the pioneering African American Reconstruction politicians who held office in the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives. RSVP preferred at 213.744.2024.
Sunday, February 14, 2016, 11am – 5pm | TARGET SUNDAYSAT CAAM
We will celebrate Black History Month with a slate of exciting programs. Free to the public!
Saturday, February 20, 2016, 2pm – 4pm | LECTURE
Black History Month | Carter G. Woodson African American History Series, 2016 United States Presidents Who Owned Slaves
Eight U.S Presidents owned slaves during their presidencies. Learn about this contradictory predicament they faced as presidents while the country grappled with the moral questions surrounding slavery and its economic impact on the nation. RSVP preferred at 213.744.2024.
Saturday, February 27, 2016, 1pm – 2:30pm | WRITERS’ WORKSHOP
The Community Writers Group Workshop
CWG’s mission is to preserve the histories of the peoples of the African Diaspora through the writing of personal narratives. For more information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sunday, February 28, 2016, 2pm – 4pm|LECTURE
Black History Month | Carter G. Woodson African American History Series, 2016 Four Black Governors
After Reconstruction it took more than 80 years before an African American would become a U.S. Governor. This presentation offers a closer look into the lives, gubernatorial campaigns, and service of the four Black men who were elected or served as governors during the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries. RSVP preferred at 213.744.2024.
Saturday, March 5 & Sunday, March 13, 2016, 11:30am – 12:30pm | TRIVIA GAME
Celebrating Women’s History Month | AMERICA’S SISTERS TRIVIA GAME
Come learn about the important contributions made by some of America’s outstanding African American women in the spheres of politics, civil rights, education, literature, and journalism. Biographies are available for study, and can be found at http://www.caamuseum.org/documents/Freedom%20Sisters.pdf. Prizes offered. RSVP preferred at 213.744.2024.
Saturday, March 5, 2016, 2pm – 4pm | PANEL DISCUSSION
Celebrating Women’s History Month | CALIFORNIA WOMEN IN S.T.E.M.
Accomplished women in science, technology, engineering, and math will discuss their careers in these male-dominated fields, and share how they succeeded in these professions. RSVP preferred at 213.744.2024.
Sunday, March 6, 2016, 2pm – 4pm | DISCUSSION
Celebrating Women’s History Month | MEET LA’S OWN – NBC4 NEWS REPORTER, BEVERLY WHITE
Beverly White is a distinguished and award-winning former news anchor and current NBC4 General Assignment Reporter. CAAM is honored to recognize her thirty-year career in an intimate conversation. RSVP preferred at 213.744.2024.
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