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Celebrate Black History Month at the Library

The Inglewood Public Library is celebrating Black History Month 2013 with free programs, films, and activities.  All of the programs take place in the Gladys Waddingham Lecture Hall at the Main Library, 101 W. Manchester Boulevard.

A classic Black Film Series runs from Monday through Wednesday, February 11-13, at 7:00 p.m.  Legendary stars in these films include Lena Horne, Sidney Poitier, and Dorothy Dandridge.

Singer and guitarist Brother Yusef will perform at 12:30 p.m. on Saturday February 16.  A master of the blues, he has appeared in renowned venues with major stars. 

On Thursday, February 21, at 4:00 p.m. youngsters can see a Black History Month themed movie in the Children’s Story Room and follow up with craft projects.

Inglewood resident Erin Aubry Kaplan will talk about her book Black Talk, Blue Thoughts, and Walking the Color Line: Dispatches from a Black Journalista at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, February 25.  As a Los Angeles area journalist and columnist, she has written about African American political, economic and cultural issues since 1992.

For more information call the Library information desk at (310) 412-5380.