Southwest Garden Neighborhood Association, St. Louis MO

Head to Heart Organization cordially invites our Neighbors to Look into African American History

 

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On Saturday February 21st and Sunday February 22nd Head to Heart will be sponsoring a two day viewing and discussion about the 500 year history of African Americans.  “The story of the African-American people is the story of the settlement and growth of America itself, an universal tale that all people should experience.”  Henry Louis Gates, Jr.  The format follows:

*Episode Two: The Age of Slavery (1800 – 1860)   *Saturday, February 21, 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM
*Episode Three: Into the Fire (1861 – 1896)          *Saturday, February 21,   2:30 PM – 4:00 PM
*Episode Four: Making a Way Out of No Way (1897 – 1940)   *Sunday, February 22, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
*Episode Five: Rise! (1940 – 1968)     *Sunday, February 22, 1:45 PM – 3:15 PM
*Episode Six: A More Perfect Union (1968 – 2013)    *Sunday, February 22, 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM
View and discuss all five episodes or select only those of interest to you. Invite family, friends, neighbors, and colleagues…everyone is welcome. Please bring snacks and something to drink. A donation of $3.00 is appreciated.
Contact Jane Gramlich at 314-302-9119 to RSVP.  Location and directions will be emailed separately.
*Note: Episode One: The Black Atlantic (1500 – 1800) is available for viewing at: http://video.pbs.org/program/african-americans-many-rivers-cross/ and will not be shown.
 Please view the full episode at your convenience.

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