July 26, 2012 - 11:42am
Dr. Bruce Tyler discusses racial segregation as African-American baseball exhibi
In conjunction with the new African-American baseball exhibition, UofL professor Bruce Tyler explores the societal effects of segregation with the presentation ‘Separate, Not Equal: The Ideology of Racial Segregation in America’. Catch him tonight at the Louisville Free Public Library’s Main branch at 7pm.
At some point in most American life experiences, the term “good sport” has been casually tossed about in some show of complimentary fashion.  America is a decidedly firm country of sports enthusiasts (this is perhaps a generously-worded understatement), and phraseology related to...
July 29, 2012 - 8:02pm
Louisville Free Public Library hosts “Separate, Not Equal: The Ideology of Racia
America's pastime includes a rich history of challenges for African Americans. Join Dr. Bruce Tyler from the University of Louisville as he presents " Separate, Not Equal: The Ideology of Racial Segregation in America" at the Louisville Free Public Library main branch.
Journey into the history and ideology of racial segregation in America and how it related to all facets of society, including professional baseball with a free program, titled “Separate, Not Equal: The Ideology of Racial Segregation in America.” The talk, led by Dr. Bruce Tyler,...
July 29, 2012 - 8:02pm
‘New York Times’ reporter Patricia Cohen discusses culture and middle age identi
The reporter and author brings the social viewpoint of middle-agedness to the table with her new book, ‘In Our Prime’. Join Patricia Cohen at the Louisville Free Public Library’s Main branch tomorrow, Wednesday, July 18th, at 7pm.
We live in a mad dash. We scurry tirelessly in an unspoken race to whatever end we face at life’s final hour. Although very few amongst us admittedly relish the idea of aging and death, we humans are hyperactively obsessed with squeezing just as much “living” as we possibly can...
July 29, 2012 - 8:02pm
Louisville Free Public Library hosts “Louisville Slugger and the African America
America's pastime includes a rich history of challenges for African Americans. Join P.J. Shelley from the Louisville Slugger Museum and Factory as he presents "Louisville Slugger and the African American Baseball Experience" at the Louisville Free Public Library main branch.
Baseball is America’s pastime, and as long as there has been a game, African Americans have been playing it, despite challenges to equal rights and opportunities. That’s the story behind tomorrow night’s program presented by the Louisville Free Public Library and the Louisville...
July 29, 2012 - 8:02pm
Louisville Free Public Library hosts teen Survivor Night [Family & Parenting]
Think you have what it takes to survive an evening at the library? Find out at a teen-only after-hours party filled with challenging activities based on some of your favorite books from this year’s Teen Summer Reading list.
Some people may think of antiquated books, research papers, and absolutely mind-numbing silence when anyone mentions the library.  On Friday, July 13, from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m., nothing could be farther from the truth. When the doors close to the public at 5 p.m., the Louisville Free Public...
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