Athens, Georgia, Branch, Carter G. Woodson’s Birthday

Join us for our Carter G. Woodson Founder’s Month event: a virtual screening of the film Signing Black in America (Dir. Danica Cullinan and Neal Hutcheson, Films Media Group, 2020). This is the first-ever documentary about the innovative variety of sign language that was developed by members of the historically segregated African American Deaf Community. An online panel discussion […]

Athens, Georgia, Branch, Black History Month event, “Lillian Smith: Anti-Racist Ally.”

Join us for our annual Black History Month event, “Lillian Smith:  Anti-Racist Ally.”  Smith was an author and social critic whose writings  challenged white southerners to end segregation and actively fought to   dismantle Jim Crow with Dr. King and other Black activists. The documentary Breaking the Silence - Lillian Smith (2020, Dir. Hal and Henry Jacobs) […]