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Feb
7
Thu
2019 BLACK HISTORY CELEBRATION EXHIBIT The World is Yours — Hip Hop: Newark and Beyond Curated by Dr. Zain Abdullah, Consultant & Temple University Associate Professor and Dale E. Colston, Esq., Librarian, James Brown African American Room @ 2nd Floor Gallery, Main Library
Feb 7 – Apr 30 all-day

Hip Hop, now in its fifth decade, continues to influence, intrigue and inspire locally and globally.  The exhibit features photos, artifacts, lyrics and commentary about four elements of Hip Hop:  DJ-ing, MC-ing, Graffiti and Breaking/Breakdancing.  Newark and New Jersey are at the foundation of this lifestyle and continue to produce music, dictate style and deliver artists today.

FREE and open to the public

PNC Foundation is proud to support the Newark Public Library’s Black History Celebration exhibition and public programs.

 

Apr
25
Thu
Friends of the James Brown African American Annual Wine and Cheese Fundraiser @ James Brown African American Room, 2nd Floor
Apr 25 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join us for an evening of wine, cheese, and fun! We want to let you know what we’ve been doing and introduce you to our future plans. If you have friends, who are not our friend, invite them to become a friend!

To register please contact: jbaarfriends@npl.org or call

973-733-5411

Newark Public Library
James Brown African American Room, 2nd Floor
5 Washington Street
Newark, NJ 07102

Fundraiser

Friends of the James Brown African American Room