Feb8 C.R. Gibbs Lecture Series on African American History and Culture


 crgibbs2Crusade for Liberty: Frederick Douglass, the Civil War & DC Emancipation.” 

Georgetown Neighborhood Library
3260 R St. NW Washington DC 20007

In celebration of 2018 African American History Month, distinguished historian C.R. Gibbs African American History and Culture Series presentations at the Mount Pleasant, Dorothy I. Height/Benning, Georgetown, Francis A. Gregory, Lamond-Riggs, William O. Lockridge/Bellevue, Takoma Park and Deanwood neighborhood libraries in February 2018.

The award-winning historian, humanities scholar and exhibitor of artifacts has appeared at DC Public Library since 1989.  He is the author of numerous books that include Black Explorers (1992)Black Inventors from Africa to America: Two Million Years of Invention and Innovation (1995) and Black, Copper and Bright: The District of Columbia’s Black Civil War Regiment (2002). He also writes a regular column for the Port of Harlem Magazine.