NMAAHC Black History Month Family Day

Date & Time
Saturday, February 6, 2016 10:00 am to 4:30 pm
No Registration Required
About this Event

Black History Month Family Day March! 10AM-2PM Get the Word Out and March! A collection of guided family activities and story time will be provided to help young children understand themes of the Civil Rights movement.  11 AM- 12:30 PM STORY TIME Author Shane W. Evans gives a musical performance and discusses his book We March, which encourages young children's understanding of social justice 2:00-4:30PM Book Talk: March: A Discussion Featuring Congressman John Lewis and co-author Andrew Aydin. Inspired by a 1950s comic book that helped prepare his own generation to join the struggle, Congressman John Lewis, an American icon and one of the key figures of the civil rights movement, continues his award-winning graphic novel trilogy, March, with co-writer Andrew Aydin and artist Nate Powell. Mr. Lewis and Mr. Aydin will discuss book one and two of the series as well as the principles of non-violence that propelled his activism and emergence as young leader within the Civil Rights Movement. Registration is strongly encouraged, though walk-ins will be welcomed. Visit NMAAHC.SI.EDU for more details. Books will be available for sale and signing courtesy of Smithsonian Enterprises

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