Black History Month 2014
By Yoellah Yuhudah
Molokai Library presents a series of discussions, Wednesdays from noon to 1 p.m. celebrating Black History Month in February.
What: Be part of a cultural presentation uplifting African Americans who made an economic, social, political and spiritual impact on America. Covering the historical and contemporary interaction between the Caucasian race and the Afrian race from 1500 to present, highlighting the presence of African Americans in Hawaii since 1700 to present. There will be free trivia prizes.
Where: Molokai Library, 10 Ala Malama Street
- Feb. 5 – Susan Macuse: Discussing the knowledge of African Americans from a Jewish perspective.
- Feb. 12 – John Wordin: Explaining the underground railroad from a textile perspective and will have a quilt from that era, displaying the memory of hanging a quilt on the clothesline to let the travelers know if it was a safe place to stop.
- Feb. 19 – Yoellah Yuhudah: Discussing the inventors and educators of African Americans past and present as well as the book “Identity of African Americans in Hawaii 1600 to Present.”
To participate in the discussion, contact Yoellah at 276-0086