Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) is celebrating Black History Month with special virtual programs during February.
The MCPL Black History Month schedule includes:
- From Slave Ship to Harvard, Yarrow Mamout and the History of an African American Family. Friday, Feb. 26, 3:30 p.m. Yarrow Mamout was a Fulani Muslim who came to Maryland on a slave ship in 1752. Jim Johnston’s book follows later generations of the family through Robert Turner Ford, who graduated from Harvard in 1923.
- No Pressure! Social Justice Discussion Group. Sunday, Feb. 28, 2 p.m. Each month, participants will meet to discuss social justice and how to make a difference in the world. Discussion is for fourth to eighth grade students with an adult.