All library locations closed January 21, 2019 for Martin Luther King Jr. Day. All branch libraries and AAMLO (except Main, Brookfield and Eastmont) will be closed January 22, 2019.
The Crisis in Black Education: Then, Now, and Speculative Conclusions
In honor of Black History Month, the African American Museum & Library at Oakland will be hosting a discussion with civil rights leader and education activist Oscar Wright on the crisis in Black education.
The event includes a 12:00 p.m. screening of Not For Sale: The Oscar C. Wright Story, a compilation of interviews conducted by the late great actor and playwright Michael Lange with Oscar Wright.
The film screening is followed at 1:30 p.m by a discussion on Black education with Oscar Wright and AAMLO's chief curator and historian Rick Moss.