HONORING THE ACHIEVEMENT LEGACY: The Journey Continues
Please join the YMCA of Montclair to celebrate Black History Month 2017. All events are free and open to the community.
Photo Biography: The Journey Continues. Feb 2, 7-9pm. Montclair Art Museum. 3 South Mountain Ave, Montclair.
Black History Celebration—a partnership between the YMCA of Montclair and the Montclair Art Museum. Following a display of African American ancestors born before Emancipation, members of the Y and MAM’s African American Culture Committee will give personal reflections. Dr. Linda Caldwell Epps, Dr. Shirley A. R. Lewis, Sharon Dennis Wyeth and Valerie Wilson Wesley.
Movie ‘Race.’ Thursday Feb 9, 10am. Senior Center, Park Street Branch, YMCA of Montclair. 25 Park Street, Montclair.
The story of the African American athlete Jesse Owens, who won a record- breaking four gold medals at the Berlin Olympics Games in 1936. Introduced by Dr. Roosevelt Weaver with discussion to follow.
Lecture Series. Monday Feb13, 9:30am. Holm Room, Park St. Branch, YMCA of Montclair. 25 Park Street, Montclair.
‘The Impact of the Great Migration: From There to Here.’ Dr. Linda Caldwell Epps, Durecia Watley and Casey Carpenter.
Community Reception. Feb 22, 7pm. Geyer Family Branch, YMCA of Montclair. 159 Glenridge Ave, Montclair.
New photos of pre Emancipation ancestors, reflections by descendants and a tribute to African American leaders whose work is reflected in the YMCA of today. Dionne Ford, Bedar Phelps, Stanley White and Betty Holloway.
Questions? Contact Andi Williams at: firstname.lastname@example.org or 973.559.9295