Gallery Talk: Women's Rights

Saturday, March 24, 2018
1:30 p.m.
National Underground Railroad Freedom Center
50 East Freedom Way
Cincinnati, OH 45202

Corine Fairbanks is the featured speaker in the March gallery talk and will discuss struggles women encounter in getting the basic social and civil liberties. Fairbanks is a writer, educator and activist beginning her career with the American Indian Movement in 1986. Fairbanks is a current board member of the American Civil Liberties Union affiliate Santa Barbara Chapter.

Free with general admission.

Gallery Talk: Black Ingenuity-From Inventors to Entrepreneurship

Saturday, February 24, 2018
1:30 p.m.
National Underground Railroad Freedom Center
50 East Freedom Way
Cincinnati, OH 45202

The innovation and contributions of African Americans have fueled industry and economics.  This talk illustrates the context and contributions from our earliest innovators, and how they have shaped today’s social and business landscapes.  We will also explore how that same ingenuity transcends into economic opportunities that have served as the cornerstone of our communities. 

Gallery Talk: Do our purchases really matter? A look at fair trade

Saturday, January 27, 2018
1:30 p.m.
National Underground Railroad Freedom Center
50 East Freedom Way
Cincinnati, OH 45202

In this age of fast fashion and our throw-away culture, does purchasing a few fair trade items make a difference? Join us on Saturday, January 27 at 1:30 p.m. for an overview of ethical consumerism and a discussion on the impact we can make with our purchases. Following the gallery talk, make your own empowerment bracelet with fair trade beads. 

Free with general admission.

Poor Rambler: Ralph Stanley at the Crossroads

King Records Month: Poor Rambler
Wednesday, September 6, 2017
7:00 p.m.
The Main Library
800 Vine Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

This event is free and open to the public.

Bluegrass historians Fred Bartenstein, Mac McDevitt, and Joe Mullins discuss the first solo recordings done by Bluegrass legend Ralph Stanley in 1967 in Cincinnati for King Records, following the unexpected death of his brother and music partner Carter Stanley in December1966. The album marked a new beginning in Stanley’s career.

King Gospel

King Records Month: King Gospel
Sunday, September 3, 2017
1:00 p.m.
Bible Way Church of God in Christ
3231 Woodburn Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45207

This event is free and open to the public.

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