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African American Heritage Events
African American Heritage Month 2014
The Emancipation Proclamation and the March on Washington
The San Antonio Public Library recognizes the influence of African American Culture in our community. This year we celebrate the one hundred and fiftieth anniversary of
We have gathered reading suggestions and websites related to this observance; African American culture in general, links to sites of local appeal, as well as connections to library resources.
Please join our celebration.
On August 28, 1963, hundreds of thousands of Americans...marched to the memorial of Abraham Lincoln, the author of the Emancipation Proclamation, in the continuing pursuit of equality of citizenship and self-determination. It was on this occasion that Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his celebrated “I Have a Dream” speech. Just as the Emancipation Proclamation had recognized the coming end of slavery, the March on
Read These Books
Here are some recent books written about African Americans.