A leader of the Civil Rights movement, Congresswoman Barbara Jordan was the first Southern African-American woman elected to the US House of Representatives. Join the Los Angeles Public Library for a tribute to Congresswoman Jordan, featuring special guest Jan Perry – General Manager of the LA Economic & Workforce Development Department.
Tribute to Congresswoman Barbara Jordan
Saturday, February 17, 2018
Central Library, Meeting Room B, 2 – 4 pm
630 West 5th Street, Downtown Los Angeles
The event includes screening of a short documentary and video clips highlighting U.S. Congresswoman Barbara Jordan’s life and contributions to civil rights. Also included are excerpts from recordings of her notable speeches including the 1974 Watergate hearings, keynote addresses to the 1976 and 1992 Democratic Conventions. You’re invited to share your own stories of how Barbara Jordan influenced your life.
Parking is $1.00 with validation upon presenting a LAPL library card. Please see the flyer below, or visit http://LAPL.org for more information.