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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.

 

Mar
23
Sat
Free ESL Classes/ Clases de ingles gratis @ Branch Brook branch Library
Mar 23 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Free ESL Classes/ Clases de ingles gratis.

Mar
30
Sat
Free ESL Classes/ Clases de ingles gratis @ Branch Brook branch Library
Mar 30 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Free ESL Classes/ Clases de ingles gratis.

Apr
13
Sat
NATIONAL POETRY and JAZZ APPRECIATION MONTH / BLACK HISTORY CELEBRATION Hosted by Ubuntu Theory @ James Brown African American Room (JBAAR), 2nd Floor
Apr 13 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Enjoy music and the spoken word. The Ubuntu Theory (TUT) is a hip hop humanitarian duo based out of Newark, New Jersey. The duo is comprised of two Rutgers University-Newark honors graduates, emcee Jewell The Queen and vocalist King Haze. TUT’s goal is to create positive, responsive and empathetic music that sheds light on today’s societal issues through the lens of young people of color.

Event Capacity: 120

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