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Ro' Sings the Spirituals

Black History Month Program

2024-02-24 14:00:00 2024-02-24 15:00:00 America/New_York Ro' Sings the Spirituals Join us for an engaging Black History Month presentation and performance by Jackson Caesar where we delve into origins of spirituals through the eyes of twelve-year-old Ro'! Chevy Chase Library -

Saturday, February 24
2:00pm - 3:00pm

Add to Calendar 2024-02-24 14:00:00 2024-02-24 15:00:00 America/New_York Ro' Sings the Spirituals Join us for an engaging Black History Month presentation and performance by Jackson Caesar where we delve into origins of spirituals through the eyes of twelve-year-old Ro'! Chevy Chase Library -

Join us for an engaging Black History Month presentation and performance by Jackson Caesar where we delve into origins of spirituals through the eyes of twelve-year-old Ro'!

Explore the roots of Spirituals and their crucial role in helping enslaved African Americans by providing psychological resilience amid their tribulations, communication in code and double entendre, and an important form of protest. Experience the journey through the eyes of a twelve-year-old Ro’ as they share stories of triumph through uplifting songs. Immerse yourself in this unique experience that blends storytelling, musical performances, and interactive engagement.

Questions about this program? Contact the branch at 240-773-9590.

This program is generously sponsored by the Friends of the Chevy Chase Library.

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Library Program Attendance (both virtual and in the branch) is limited to participants within the suggested age range of the program. Children attending an MCPL program under the age of 8 must be accompanied by an adult. Adults attending a program intended for children must have an accompanying child.

Accommodation Requests

People who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing should request English-language captioning or sign-language interpretation at least five days before the library-sponsored program they plan to attend. Contact the Assistant Facilities and Accessibility Program Manager at 240-777-0002 with all other accommodation requests.

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