Theater instructor and educator, Ms. Jamie Myrick, will portray Madame C.J. Walker as part of African American History Month commemoration in San Leandro
From the San Leandro Library -
Celebrate African American History Month by enjoying a living history portrayal of Madame CJ Walker on February 7 from 7 to 9 p.m. at the San Leandro Main Library at 300 Estudillo Avenue.
The event will be presented by Ms. Jamie Myrick, an educator and theater instructor, and will portray Madame Walker as one of America’s first great motivational speakers.
Madame CJ Walker not only created a market for black hair care products and inspired women to change their destiny but she passed on to young African Americans the necessity for obtaining a strong education.
You can click here to read some interesting facts about African American History month and learn about the importance of the 2013 year commemoration.
For more information, please call the library at 510-577-3971.
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