Monday, January 3, 2011
PAST: Busboys and Poets 14th & V St, NW hosts two discussion events on SUN, Feb 6th, Free
Sunday, February 6th
If you're not into football, there are still some alternatives to watching the Super Bowl. Busboys and Poets 14th & V hosts the monthly A.C.T.O.R. ("A Continuing Talk on Race") event at 4 p.m. with a conversation about the new exhibit at the National Geographic Museum, America I AM: The African American Imprint. Museum director Susan Norton and vice president for lectures and public programs Gregory McGruder will discuss the inception of and their hopes for the exhibit.
In the morning, Busboys will also host a Peace Cafe with author, blogger, activist and mother of two, Laila El-Haddad, entitled “Gaza Mom: Palestine, Politics, Parenting, and Everything in Between” at 9 a.m. The Peace Cafe is an on-going series of events designed to bring together Arabs, Jews, and those interested in working toward a resolution to the conflict in the Middle East.