Williams keynote speaker at San Francisco Black History Month celebration
Chad Williams, chair of the Department of African and Afro-American Studies, was a keynote speaker at the San Francisco African American Historical & Cultural Society’s 2014 Black History Month kick off event.
Held at the San Francisco City Hall on Feb. 7, Williams was joined by San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee and Supervisors Malia Cohen and London Breed.
The San Francisco African American Historical & Cultural Society was founded in 1955 and is the oldest institution of its type in the Western United States. The Society's mission is to collect, preserve and present art, artifacts and recorded materials that reflect the history and culture of African Americans in San Francisco and the Bay Area. The Society also sponsors and supports research, publications and educational activities related to the history and culture of African Americans.
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