Upcoming Events

My Brothers Keepers FWISD hosts BLACK HISTORY 101
Classes are every Tuesday during the month of February 6:30-7:30 PM  
Come learn and share knowledge of history and self!

Black History Celebration African American Read-In 
Sat. Feb. 23rd 12-4 PM at The Dock
Children's Film & Discussion
Black History Speaker
Book Show
Readings (Open Mic)
Story Time with Author
Pizza Party
Authors interested in participating send text to 817.296.0288.
Story Time with Author & Pizza Party
Sat. Feb. 23rd 2-3 PM 
During African American Read-In which is from  12-4 PM at The Dock.
Book & Author: ABC's of Africa by Jasoe Sharpe Hargroove

Concerned Citizens Local Organizing Committee Presents  
Community Film & Talk Back 
Thu. February 21   
6-9 PM at The Dock
 The Movie Black Panther arrived in theaters February 2018 and became cultural phenomenon. We will show the film at 6p and afterwards discuss its impact on culture and community.
BAHDAE DANCE  Presents  Black History Month African Dance
Sunday, February 24
3-5 PM @ The Dock 
Free West African Dance Class for all levels. Bring the entire family.
Dance Class: 3-4:30 PM
Performance: 4:30-5 PM


Thursday, February 28, 2019    
7-9 PM at The Dock
Men reading, bonding & building

February Book Read:
Forty Acres by Dwayne Alexander Smith
Books are available at The Dock  

Saturday, March 2    
3-5 PM at The Dock
Looking for a book club to join? You are invited to join the NWBC!

March Book Read:
Kindred by Octavia Butler
Books are available at The Dock 



ABOUT BOOK: There wasn't a sweet sixteen for Crystal like most girls her age. It was bitter-sweet as she waddled around alone, pregnant, and confused. Fast-forward twenty years and Crystal is still trying to right a wrong that she shouldn't have had to fix.Determined to emend her past misfortunes, Crystal runs to the church. But instead of making God her savior, she seeks her salvation from Marcus Powers, co-pastor of Freewill Baptist Church. Marcus is the love of her life and the very vehicle that will drive her to becoming a First Lady. A title she has wanted to own for most of her life. What Crystal fails to understand is that it will take more than being married to Marcus to make her a First Lady. If Crystal doesn't learn to un-blur the lines of her faith and flesh, she'll lose way more than just her self-worth.

ABOUT AUTHOR: Gabrielle Beasley is a Screenwriter and Playwright. She received a Bachelor's Degree in Radio, Television and Film Broadcasting from the University of North Texas. She's worked as an Associate Producer and currently is the CEO of the faith-based production company, Potluck Film Productions, in Dallas, TX. Gabrielle also volunteers in the Drama Ministry at the Potter's House church in Dallas, TX as a writer and stage manager. In 2014, she produced the stage play First Lady or Not and is currently turning this stage production into a film.