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April 22, 2018, 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM @ Martin Luther King Center
Marlon Riggs' Emmy-winning documentary Ethnic Notions (1987) takes viewers on a disturbing voyage through American history, tracing for the first time the deep-rooted stereotypes which have fueled anti-black prejudice. Through these images we can begin to understand the evolution of racial consciousness in America. Dehumanizing caricatures permeated popular culture from the 1820s to the Civil Rights period and implanted themselves deep in the American psyche. Narration by Esther Rolle and commentary by respected scholars shed light on the origins and devastating consequences of this 150 yearlong parade of bigotry.
April 22, 2018, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Technology Lab
Do you want to have a blog but aren't sure how to get started? Take our free three-class series:
Blogging Basics - class one
How to Write a Blog Post - class two
How to Get Your Blog Noticed - class three
Instructor has over a decade of experience working with businesses around the world as a writer, social media expert and graphic designer. Use our desktop PCs in our Technology Lab or bring your own laptop.
Registration is required.
April 22, 2018, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Nunan Butterfly Garden
Celebrate Earth Day at the Library! Join us for an afternoon of all-ages programming on Earth Day. Activities include:
2:00 PM Birds of Prey - Avian Reconditioning Center for Birds of Prey
3:00 PM Bees & Beekeeping - get up close and personal with a live hive (in glass) and enjoy a honey tasting from local apiaries
3:30 PM Free Earth Day project for kids - provided by Wild Birds Unlimited of Lake County
3:30 PM Take a tour of our Nunan Butterfly Garden with butterfly and garden experts
All attendees receive Florida native seedlings or saplings and tickets for door prizes! No registration required.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Library and the Mount Dora Library Association.
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