Come to the FriendShop book sale and fill up your reusable bag with books, CDs and DVDs for just $7 (no oversized bags please) to keep you entertained all winter long. The FriendShop now accepts all major credit cards. All proceeds go directly towards library programs and collections.
Humanities Washington Presents: They Want Our Rhythm, but Not Our Blues: African American Innovation through Pop Culture
Wednesday, February 28 @ 6:00 pm
Reflecting on music, sports, language, food, and even hair, this talk calls audiences to recognize the blues that made African American popular culture. The innovations created under oppression are often appropriated by the oppressor—they want our rhythm. And such culture and creativity has been forged from their everyday struggles—but they do not want our blues.