This family event will be using the virtual platform Facebook. Join by visiting http://www.gbpl.info/fbylah at the time of program. Or catch us later! The video will be uploaded after live showing.
2/3 Theme: Affirmations of Black and Brown Identity
John Johnson, Director of Security at Gail Borden Library—All Because You Matter by Tami Charles, illus. Bryan Collier
Corey Dixon, Elgin City Council member—I Believe I Can by Grace Byers, illus. Keturah A. Bobo
2/10 Theme: Fantasy in Color
Andre Dyson, Digital Media Lab Supervisor—Kingdom of Souls by Rena Barron
2/17 Theme: Poetry and Parenting From A Black Mother’s Perspective
Dr. Mae Hicks Jones—What Shall I Tell My Children Who Are Black? A poem by Margaret T. Burroughs
Original poetry by Dr. Mae Hicks Jones.
2/24 Theme: Black America Triumphs
Pastor Andre Allen—The Undefeated by Kwame Alexander , illus.Kadir Nelson
I, Too, Am America by Langston Hughes, illus. Bryan Collier