HMRC Lecture

Library: The African American Library at the Gregory School

Date: 4/12/2018

Time: 6:00PM - 8:00PM

Type: Featured Event, Lecture

Age Group: adults, young adults ages 18-35 years, teens ages 13-18 years, seniors


CORNERSTONES OF COMMUNITY: Segregated Public Libraries, Carnegie Philanthropy and Houston’s Colored Branch, 1913-1961

Dr. Matthew Griffis, Assistant Professor of the University of Southern Mississippi, will present on his IMLS grant funded research on segregated Carnegie libraries as spaces for learning and community-making in pre-civil rights America.  Hosted by the Houston Metropolitan Research Center on Thursday April 12, 2018 from 6-8 pm at the African American Library at the Gregory School.