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    Adinkra Symbols with Toby Richards

    Presented by at Southside Branch Library (BPL)

    February 11, 2013


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    Adinkra Symbols with Toby Richards

    Toby Richards will show adults how to make their own Adinkra cloth.

    1963 the world turned its attention to Birmingham, Alabama as peaceful civil rights demonstrators faced police dogs and fire hoses in a battle for freedom and equality. Later that year four girls died in the bombing of Sixteenth Street Baptist Church. "It was the year of Birmingham," Martin Luther King, Jr. said at the time. Today, Birmingham is now...

    Toby Richards will show adults how to make their own Adinkra cloth.

    1963 the world turned its attention to Birmingham, Alabama as peaceful civil rights demonstrators faced police dogs and fire hoses in a battle for freedom and equality. Later that year four girls died in the bombing of Sixteenth Street Baptist Church. "It was the year of Birmingham," Martin Luther King, Jr. said at the time. Today, Birmingham is now recognized around the world as a symbol of both racial intolerance and racial reconciliation. To commemorate the 50th anniversary of Birmingham's civil rights struggle, the Birmingham Public Library is sponsoring the Year of Birmingham, a 12-month series of lectures, documentary films, performances and panel discussions.


    Southside Branch Library (BPL)

    1814 11th Ave S
    Birmingham, Alabama 35205

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