Speakers & Education
Friday, July 29, 7 p.m.
Free. Preregistration required throughthe FCPL website. Registration will open at 7 p.m. on Friday, July 1. Register here.
Presented in partnership with theFairfax County Public Library. Singer-songwriter, guitarist, storyteller and activist Calvin Earl is a champion of the African American spiritual and has devised this program about the history and legacy of how enslaved Africans in America created an original music known today as African American spirituals. Created in the cotton fields of the Old South, it is the foundation of many popular American music genres.