Here is your weekly SSA Connection – Hope you enjoy!

The mission to safeguard Black history in the US

Black history in the US is rich, profound — and at risk of being lost forever, if not for the monumental efforts of Julieanna L. Richardson. As the founder of The HistoryMakers — the largest national archive of African American video-oral history — Richardson shares some of the unknown and incredible legacies of Black America, highlighting the importance of documenting and preserving the past for future generations.
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Delicious Quiche Lorraine Recipe

A flaky, buttery crust filled with bacon, onions, eggs, heavy cream, and cheese, this classic Quiche Lorraine recipe is perfect for any occasion. It’s extremely easy to make and is always a crowd-pleaser. Perfect for any meal of the day but especially brunch, you’ll fall in love after your first bite.
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Exercises to Prevent Shoulder Pain

Keep your shoulders strong and help yourself avoid injury with these three simple exercises.
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Lincoln Memorial Centennial Celebration 1922-2022

The Lincoln Memorial remains an enduring national symbol. This video illustrates the design competition between architects John Russell Pope and Henry Bacon. Bacon’s design was selected for the Lincoln Memorial and Pope went on to design the National Archives Building, among other DC landmark buildings.
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Upcoming Alexandria Library and Other Events

African Americans and Clara Barton – with the National Park Service
Tuesday, February 21: 1:00pm – 2:00pm – Zoom

Join Park Ranger Kevin Patti from the National Park Service to learn about Clara Barton’s work with African Americans during the Civil War and with the American Red Cross.
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Dance Fitness Cardio Class – Tuesday, February 21: 6:30pm – 7:30pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library – Large Meeting Room

Pump up your heart beat while dancing and having fun!
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Current Events – Discussion Group – Wednesday, February 22: 2:00pm – 3:00pm – Virtual – Virtual

Join us on Zoom for a current events discussion on the 4th Weds. of the month.
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