With Jan Batiste Adkins

Sunday, April 12, 2015

2pm - 4pm

Light refreshments will be served and book talks will be given at 2:15 and again at 3:15 pm

Tours of the African American heritage house will be available.

The African American Heritage House

History Park San Jose (Renzel Room)

635 Phelan Avenue, San Jose CA 95112

Phone 408 247 9038††††††

Jan Batiste Adkins has lived in California for the last thirty year and has taught in Bay Area middle, high Schools, and community colleges for the past sixteen years.† With a Masterís degree from San Jose State University, Jan has a love for local literature and history.

African Americans of Monterey County documents the successes of African Americans throughout Monterey County and encourages schoolchildren and adults to read about their local history. It celebrates the rich African American experience as seen in photographs from area archives, museums, local newspapers, historical societies, libraries, and family oral histories.

African Americans of San Francisco

documents the lives of the early black pioneers and the development of the black communities in San Francisco.