(TUCSON, Ariz.) – For Black History Month, enjoy special programming brought to you by the Pima County Public Library’s Kindred Team.
From school segregation in Tucson to the quilt code of the Underground Railroad, these events will shed light on topics that matter, not just in February, but all year long.
Buffalo Soldiers in Art & History
Tuesday, February 4, 5:30 to 7:30 pm, Murphy-Wilmot Library
Through My Eyes - The Impact of Implicit Bias
Saturday, February 8, 2 to 4 pm, Flowing Wells Library
Tucson's Black Community and School Segregation
Saturday, February 15, 2 to 3:30 pm, Dunbar Pavilion
Her Story: How Tiffany Nakatani Found Her Purpose in Business and Sisterhood
Tuesday, February 18, 10:30 am to 12:30 pm, Nonprofit Library at the Community Foundation Campus
Thursday, February 20, 10:30 to 11:15 am, Eckstrom-Columbus Library
Wandering Africans of the Southwest and Mexico
Saturday, February 22, 11 am to 1 pm, Eckstrom-Columbus Library
Escape to Freedom - The Quilt Code of the Underground Railroad
Sunday, February 23, 3 to 4:30, Martha Cooper Library
Tuesday, February 25, 6 to 6:45 pm, Quincie Douglas Library
The Library's Kindred Team reaches, supports, and celebrates the Black Community. It was established in 2017 by a group of like-minded staff members looking to meet a need in the community, both internally and externally.
Kindred Team Member, Tenecia Phillips, says, “We’re really excited about these events and hope the community will come out to listen to our amazing speakers and delve into subjects that highlight and celebrate Black culture and history.”
About Pima County Public Library
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