civil rights

Democracy in Black 16

Join the Grove Hall Branch of the Boston Public Library as they welcome Princeton Professor Eddie S. Glaude, Jr. for a lecture and book signing of his latest book, “Democracy In Action: How Race Still Enslaves the American Soul.” Moderated by Dr. Saida Grundy, Assistant Professor of Sociology and African-American Studies at Boston University.

Morning Matinee January | Jan 7-28

Come watch movies in the Community Room. In January Fields Corner Branch will be screening films set in the Civil Rights Era. 

When: Thursdays Jan 7-28 10:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Where: Fields Corner Branch, 1520 Dorchester Ave, Dorchester MA 



  • Jan 7: Hairspray
  • Jan 14 : Lee Daniels' "The Butler"
  • Jan 21: Selma
  • Jan 28: The Help

From Emancipation to Selma to Ferguson | June 19

black lives matter

Join the Boston Juneteenth Committee at the 5th Annual Boston Juneteenth Emancipation Observation! Keynote Address by Patrick Sylvain (Educator, Writer, & Social Critic), Poetry Reading by Danielle Georges (City of Boston Poet Laureate), Music and Entertainment / Face Painting / Food and Community Vendors / Community Quilt with sparc! the Artmobile / Encampment of the 54th Regiment / Books Checkout at the Bibliocycle (bring your library cards)! FREE to the public!


When: Friday, June 19th

Where: the Museum of the National Center of Afro-American Artists

300 Walnut Ave, Roxbury MA

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