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Free Tours and Events at The African American Library at the Gregory School Multiple Dates 2014-01-02 13:00:00 2014-12-31 16:00:00

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Looking for a cool place to explore your history?   Check out the African American Library at the Gregory School. In addition to...

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The History of Jazz and the Bayou City 4/26/14 2PM - 3:30PM 2014-04-26 14:00:00 2014-04-26 15:30:00

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Join us for a historical overview of Jazz Music in the Bayou City.  Hear from some that were inspired by and significantly contributed to...

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From Mammy to Olivia Pope: What Film & TV Industry tell us about Race and what it means to be a Woman 3/29/14 2PM - 3:30PM

Over time, Hollywood and television has provided increasing diversity in the depictions of African American women.  Debates on the...

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Beauty and the African American Woman: Underexplored and Oversexualized 3/15/14 2PM - 3:30PM

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Journey with us through the inner definitions of beauty and the outward representations that affect the spiritual, emotional, physical and...

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Oral History: A Shared Authority - Dr. Michael H. Frisch, Professor and Sr. Research Scholar, University of Buffalo 12/7/13 12:30AM - 3:30AM

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Dr. Frisch will present the concept of shared historical authority where traditional institutions are increasingly inviting the general...

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"A Gotcha Christmas" by Express Children's Theatre 12/3/13 10:30AM - 11:30AM

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  A short distance away from Santa's Village, is the town of Gotchaville where the merchants are very upset. Christmas sales are way down...

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4th Anniversary Open House & Gregory School Alumni Reunion 11/16/13 11AM - 3PM

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Help us celebrate our 4 - year Anniversary with entertainment, fellowship and fun! Find out about the great resources offered at the...

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Charles H. Houston: An Interdisciplinary Study of Civil Rights Leadership 10/26/13 2PM - 3PM

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Charles Hamilton Houston presentation will examine Attorney Houston’s life and professionalism in three parts: Philosophical Foundations;...

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Historical Treasures in Your Home: The Value in Collecting African American Memorabilia 10/5/13 2PM - 3PM

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A presentation to help identify, research and determine value of African American artifacts. Ms. Robbie Lee has more than 35 years of...

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Free Tours at the African American Library at the Gregory School Multiple Dates

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Looking for a cool place to explore your history?   Check out the African American Library at the Gregory School. In addition to its...

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Book Review / Signing: HIP Hop in Houston with author, Maco Faniel 9/28/13 2PM - 3:30PM

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  Long before the country came to know the chopped and screwed style of rap from the Bayou City in the late 1990s, hip-hop in Houston...

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W. E. B. Du Bois, Texas, & the Black Freedom Struggle 9/21/13 2PM - 3:30PM

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Texas figured significantly into W. E. B. Du Bois’s publications and political activism. Throughout his life, Du Bois spoke boldly...

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"It's a Black Thing" - Collecting African American Memorabilia 9/14/13 2PM - 3:30PM

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A panel discussion with collectors of African American memorabilia that will examine the history of collecting, how they began collecting,...

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Free Tours and Events at The African American Library at the Gregory School Multiple Dates

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Looking for a cool place to explore your history?   Check out the African American Library at the Gregory School. In addition to...

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50th Anniversary of the March on Washington 8/3/13 2PM - 3PM

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Dr. Virgil A. Wood - a ten year board member of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) and the 1963 Coordinator for the state...

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Negro Spirituals: Triple Middle Passage Exhibition Multiple Dates

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Known for his narrative paintings and outstanding draftsmanship, poet Harvey Johnson has dedicated his work to the depiction of the...

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African American Burial Grounds of Greater Houston 7/13/13 3:30PM - 4:30PM

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The greater Houston area is home to more than twenty African American cemeteries. This presentation will review the history, current...

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An Afternoon with: Dr. Karen Kossie- Chernyshev 6/22/13 2PM - 3:30PM

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A presentation and book-signing for the forthcoming work Recovering Five Generations Hence: The Life and Writing of Lillian Jones Horace,...

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The Negro Spiritual: Soundtrack of Our Journey 6/15/13 2PM - 3:30PM

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Through music and discussion, presenters will provide a preview and socio-historical context for Houston Ebony Opera Guild's Summer...

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African-American Genealogical Research: Challenges of Tracing Enslaved Ancestors 6/8/13 2PM - 3:30PM

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This informative media presentation will address available resources for beginning and intermediate African-American genealogical...

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Negro Spirituals: Triple Middle Passage Gallery Talk 4/27/13 2PM - 5PM

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In conjunction with the exhibition Negro Spirituals: A Triple Middle Passage, poet Harvey Johnson will give an informal gallery talk on...

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Preserving Your History 4/24/13 1PM - 3PM

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In celebration of preservation week - which is highlighted by the American library association- this program will encourage our customers...

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" I Am Not My Hair: Reclaiming Black Beauty" 4/13/13 2PM - 3:30PM

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Black women's physical appearance has been the subject of much adoration and disdain in popular culture. No issue is quite central to Black...

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Negro Spirituals: Triple Middle Passage Multiple Dates

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        Known for his narrative paintings and outstanding draftsmanship, poet Harvey Johnson has dedicated his work to the depiction...

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We Build Our Temples for Tomorrow ( Family Program ) 3/23/13 2PM - 4PM

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A workshop for all ages that introduces creative methods and techiniques Harvey Johnson uses in his work. An art instructor will provide...

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"Coming to Voice" - A Real Talk with Black Women of Texas 3/9/13 2PM - 4PM

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This panel features professional women of African descent willing to engage in a conversation about career, family, relationships, and...

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"DREAM OF DOORS" PRESENTED BY THE EXPRESS CHILDREN'S THEATRE Multiple Dates

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THIS NEW BLACK HISTORY MONTH PRODUCTION FOCUSES ON THE STRUGGLE OF SOME OF THE MOST ICONIC FIGURES FROM THE CIVIL RIGHTS ERA, WHO WERE...

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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. : His Life and His Legacy 1/26/13 2PM - 3PM

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Rev. Dr. Virgil Wood and Rev. Dr. William A. Lawson present an up-close and personal account of their intimate interaction with the...

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Negro Spirituals: Triple Middle Passage Gallery Opening 1/19/13 2PM - 5PM

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    Known for his narrative paintings and outstanding draftsmanship, poet Harvey Johnson has dedicated his work to the depiction of the...

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Concert by Reggie Quinerly 12/29/12 2PM - 5PM

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  Join Reggie Quinerly as he performs music from his album, Music Inspired by Freedman Town. Originally from Houston, Texas, Reggie...

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History of Black Radio Lecture Series 9/29/12 2PM - 5PM

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 Join local radio stations KTSU 90.9 FM as they   share their station’s history, the impact that they have had on the community , civil...

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