UPCOMING EVENTS – 2017

 

Join Marcia E. Cole, Poet and Historian, Susan Strasser for an Informative Presentation:

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A Double Take on Lynching – Two Compelling Voices

Susan Strasser – Illustrated Lecture: A White Historian Confronts Lynching
Marcia E. Cole – Poetry: A Bitter Suite

Date:
Venue: BETHESDA LIBRARY
7400 Arlington Road; Bethesda, MD
(240) 777-0970
Date: Venue: STONY RUN FRIENDS MEETING OF BALTIMORE
5116 N. Charles Street; Baltimore, MD
(443) 703-2590

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FEBRUARY 2017

Join Marcia E. Cole, Poet and Historian, Susan Strasser for an Informative Presentation:

 

Going for Freedom – True Accounts of Flight in Verse

 

marcia-ugrrThe Underground Railroad – While the origin of its name is the stuff of legend, it was nevertheless a reality as a network of freedom enslaved Africans took advantage of whenever possible. Its very secrecy made it effective. Come hear tales of imaginative escape and evasion of capture told in verse. Also hear Ms Cole discuss her costume to learn about the history of slave clothing.

In costume and using monologue and original poetry, Marcia E. Cole will recount dramatic and imaginative escapes on the Underground Railroad. Tales highlight the daring exhibited and the importance of collaboration with black and white sympathizers. This will be followed by a discussion of the outfit worn for even clothes have history.

Date:
Venue: LAMOND RIGGS LIBRARY
310 Tulip Avenue Takoma Park, MD 20912
5401 South Dakota Avenue, NE
Washington, D.C. 20011
(202) 541-6255
URL: www.dclibrary.org/lamond
Closest Metro Station: Fort Totten
Date: Venue: WEST END LIBRARY 
2522 Virginia Avenue, NW
Washington, D.C. 20037
(202) 724-8707
URL: www.westendlibrary@dc.gov
Closest Metro Station: Foggy Bottom GWU

OCTOBER 2016

Join Marcia E. Cole, Poet and Historian, Susan Strasser for an Informative Presentation:

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A Double Take on Lynching – Two Compelling Voices

Susan Strasser – Illustrated Lecture: A White Historian Confronts Lynching
Marcia E. Cole – Poetry: A Bitter Suite

Date:
Venue: TAKOMA PARK PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
310 Tulip Avenue Takoma Park, MD 20912
(301) 270-5550
Date: Venue: FRIENDS MEETING OF WASHINGTON DC
2111 Florida Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20008
(202) 483-3310