Here is your weekly SSA Connection – Hope you enjoy!

How Art Gives Shape to Cultural Change
to Have a Better Conversation

Thelma Golden, curator at the Studio Museum in Harlem, talks through three recent shows that explore how art examines and redefines culture. The “post-black” artists she works with are using their art to provoke a new dialogue about race and culture — and about the meaning of art itself. Click here.

Easy Summer Fruit Salad

This easy fruit salad recipe is the best! Packed with cantaloupe, kiwis, strawberries, pineapple, grapes, mango, and blueberries this is a great dish to bring along to a bbq, picnic, or cookout. Click here.

Silver Sneakers Full Body Workout to do in your Home

Finding time to exercise can be challenging, so we’ve put together an 8-minute full body workout for you to try during your spare time.
Click here to check it out!

The history behind Juneteenth and why it resonates today

Juneteenth commemorates the official end of slavery in Texas on June 19, 1865, two years after the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation. Here’s why it still resonates. Click here.

The History of Flag Day

Watch this short video on the history of Flag Day celebrated every year on June 14. Click here.

Upcoming Alexandria Library

LGBTQ and Diversity Representation in Crime Fiction – Author Talk with Cheryl Head – Friday, June 18: 2:00pm – 3:15pm

Join us to celebrate LGBTQ Pride Month and Juneteeth with an author talk with Cheryl Head who writes the Charlie Mack Motown Mystery series. Click here to register.

Job Searching & Resume Review – Tuesday, June 22: 10:00am – 11:00am

Learn to use the library’s resources to help with updating your resume and job searching. Click here.
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