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Come Explore Dr. King's Legacy in Shaw, 02/28/19!

Come Celebrate Black History Month and Dr. King's Legacy in Shaw, 02/28/19!

Come close out Black History Month in Shaw with an event exploring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s legacy on Thursday, February 28, 2019, from 5:00–8:00 PM at the Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Library, 1630 7th Street, NW. No tickets or reservations are required.

5 p.m. Art Workshop (Ages 12 and up)—Youth Area, First Floor

With Jordan S. Potash, Assistant Professor, Art Therapy, George Washington University, and Lindsey Vance, Manager, Visual Arts, DC Public Schools

6–8 p.m. Presentations & Discussion—Meeting Room, Lower Level

Presenters include:

Holly Bass, a writer, performance artist, educator, director and organizer;

Charneice Fox, a screenwriter, playwright, poet and director of film and theater;

Derek Gray, Archivist, DC Public Library;

Noel López, Pathways Cultural Anthropologist, National Parks Service;

Samir Meghelli, Curator, Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum;

Jordan Potash, Artist and Professor of Art Therapy, George Washington University;

C. Brian Williams, Founder and Executive Director, Step Afrika!;

Moderated by Katie Petitt, Organizer and Board Member, Washington Peace Center.

This program is presented as part of DC Public Library and DC Public Schools Black History Month programs, in partnership with Shaw Main Streets, and in conjunction with the People’s University program series. Teens can receive DCPS service hours for participation.