Reviews and Blog Posts: African-American

I would die 4 u : why Prince became an icon

by 1971- Touré

DPL Rating:
3

This unauthorized biography, by journalist turned author, Toure, left me wanting more. At 150 pages, this is a short biography that still managed to be extremely repetitive. Prince is my favorite musical artist, and I thought that this book would be more enjoyable than it actually was. This really wasn't...

Seldom Screened Cinema Series 2013

Join us as we explore the many facets of Identity.

The Blair-Caldwell African American Research Library presents the Seldom Screened Cinema: Identity: Perception, Social Misconception and Self-Determination. This year's film series focuses on the many aspects of identity in the African American community and how identity is shaped by internal and external forces.

Scribes, Scholars & Storytellers Series Continues into April

Featuring Rev. James Peters and Dominique Ashaheed

The Scribes, Scholars & Storytellers series is in full swing....our next featured authors for April include:

Scribes, Scholars & Storytellers Series Continues into April

Featuring Johari Ade and Rev. William T. Golson, Jr.

The Scribes, Scholars & Storytellers series is in full swing....our next featured authors include:

Scribes, Scholars & Storytellers Series 2013

Featuring Carnita Groves and Anitha Jackson

The Blair-Caldwell Library created the Scribes, Scholars and Storytellers series to assist and uplift members of the Denver African American community that are involved in or trying to break into the published field. We strive to offer material from a wide range of genres. This year we have an awesome variety of talent. 13 Denver based scholars, poets and authors who will be sharing their creativity ending May 22. Join us for an exciting series, promising a little something for everyone!

Scribes, Scholars & Storytellers Series 2013

Featuring Adrian Miller and JD Mason

The Blair-Caldwell Library created the Scribes, Scholars and Storytellers series to assist and uplift members of the Denver African American community that are involved in or trying to break into the published field. We strive to offer material from a wide range of genres. This year we have an awesome variety of talent. 13 Denver based scholars, poets and authors who will be sharing their creativity starting March 11 and ending on May 22. Join us for an exciting series, promising a little something for everyone!

REBELS REMEMBERED: “TO EARN AN INCOME”

Rebels Remembered

You’re invited to the premiere of:

REBELS REMEMBERED: “TO EARN AN INCOME”

This fourth and final film addresses 100 years of African-American employment discrimination in Colorado.

Monday, June 6, 2011, 6-8 p.m.
Blair Caldwell African-American Research Library

Reception at 6 p.m. Film to follow. Free to the public.

 

Previous Rebels Remembered films documenting the history of the civil rights movement in Colorado will be available for purchase.

For additional information:
Jane Wasson: janewasson@comcast.net
Dick Alweis: dafilm@quest.net

Lola at the library

by Anna McQuinn

DPL Rating:
0

Lola loves Tuesdays! Tuesdays are wonderful days because every Tuesday Lola and her mommy go to the library. Lola packs her library card and her borrowed library books in her backpack. Then she and Mommy walk together to the library and return their books. Lola loves going to storytime to...

Peeny butter fudge

by Toni Morrison

DPL Rating:
0

When a mom drops off her three children at their grandmother's house, she leaves a written schedule for everyone to follow. But Nana has her own ideas about what makes a fun afternoon. And as a special surprise, Nana teaches the children a secret family recipe for peeny peanut butter...

I get so hungry

by Bebe Moore Campbell

DPL Rating:
0

Nikki loves to eat - she loves the taste of food, it makes her feel better when she's sad, and she can even vent her anger by pretending each crunchy chip is a mean boy. But Nikki's mama packs unhealthy food in her lunch and she gets called "Supersize" because...

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