Repeats every month every Tuesday until Thu May 29 2014 except Tue Mar 11 2014, Tue Mar 18 2014, Tue Mar 25 2014, Tue Apr 01 2014, Tue Apr 08 2014. Tuesday, March 4, 2014 - 7:00pm
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 - 7:00pm
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 7:00pm
Tuesday, April 29, 2014 - 7:00pm
Tuesday, May 6, 2014 - 7:00pm
Tuesday, May 13, 2014 - 7:00pm
Tuesday, May 20, 2014 - 7:00pm
Tuesday, May 27, 2014 - 7:00pm
March 4, 2014 - "The N-Word: Its Origins & Evil Uses" Presented by C.R. Gibbs
April 15, 2014 - "Crossroads of Destiny: World War 1 & The African Diaspora - A Centennial Commemoration" Presented by C.R. Gibbs
April 22, 2014 - "Black Redemption: How The African American Vote Saved Democracy." Presented by Asa Gordon
April 29, 2014 - "Twelve Years A Slave: Solomon Northup's Washington." Presented by C.R. Gibbs
May 6, 2014 - "Miles Lassiter: An African American Quaker." Presented by Margo Williams
May 13, 2014 - "African American Teens in the Civil Rights Movement" Presented by C.R. Gibbs
May 20, 2014 - "African Origins of Christianity." Presented by C.R. Gibbs
May 27, 2014 - "The Secret History of Juneteenth." Presented by C.R. Gibbs
C.R. Gibbs, the main presenter and Founder of this lecture series, is an accomplished author/co-author of six books, a frequent national and international lecturer, and is a noted historian of the African Diaspora.
1999: Founded the African American History & Culture Lecture Series whose scholars continue to provide free presentations in the area.
2009: The Congressional Black Caucus Veterans Braintrust honored C.R. Gibbs for his many years of articles and presentations on African Americans in the United States armed forces.
2011: Gibbs appeared in an episode of the popular History Channel Series, How the States Got Their Shapes and was quoted in the Sunday, October 9, Washington Post Special Civil War 150 Supplement. On Sunday, October 16, he provided historical commentary for WUSA , Channel 9's coverage of the dedication of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial with co-anchor Leslie Foster.
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