Heart of a People: Black Women in Society and CulturePublished: 02/24/2012 7:00 am
The Toledo-Lucas County Public Library proudly observes Black History Month in February with a family program titled, Heart of a People: Black Women in Society and Culture, scheduled from 2-4 p.m. this Saturday, February 25 in the McMaster Center at Main Library, 325 Michigan St. This lively program is FREE and open to the public. Please join us in the celebration of local African American women and their contributions.
· Another Branch of Life featuring Storyteller Robin Echols Cooper. This interactive program traces a family’s roots from sharecropping days in Spring Creek, Alabama to their eventual migration to Cleveland, Ohio. The importance of family history and values are shared.
· Signature Songs of African American Icons featuring noted jazz vocalist Ramona Collins accompanied by pianist Eric Dickey.
· Cotillion History: Debutantes in Toledo presented by retired Toledo City Councilwoman Wilma Brown. Also, enjoy a display of Cotillion history featuring dresses, photographs, and accessories from cotillions