activism


⭐ Historically Speaking: Buses Are A Comin’: A Conversation With Freedom Rider Charles Person (Smithsonian African American History & Culture Museum) – VIRTUAL

Buses Are a Comin’ provides a front-row view of the struggle to belong in America, as Charles Person, the youngest of the original Freedom Riders, whose social justice colleagues include: Congressman John Lewis, journalist and pacifist James Peck, and CORE field secretary Genevieve Hughes. Charles Person’s story provides a roadmap from […]


Jazz In The Civil Rights Movement (Baltimore County Public Library) – VIRTUAL

Flutist Galen Abdur-Razzaq chronicles the story of jazz and its relationship with the civil rights movement beginning at the turn of the century and continuing to the present day, highlighting the artists, their music, their influence on jazz and their struggles. Learn the importance of jazz and its advocacy for […]


⭐ Brown Lecture Series: Life and Legacy of Rep. Elijah Cummings (Enoch Pratt Free Library) – VIRTUAL

Brown Lecture Series: Dr. Maya Rockeymoore Cummings, James Dale, and Dr. Freeman Hrabowski Join us for a conversation about the life and legacy of Elijah Cummings between Dr. Maya Rockeymoore Cummings, book collaborator James Dale, and moderator Dr. Freeman Hrabowski. Presented in partnership with the Reginald F. Lewis Museum. Part memoir, […]


Ceasefire Conversation About Race and Activism In America (Enoch Pratt Free Library) – VIRTUAL

Ceasefire Conversation: Daryl Davis & Kondwani Fidel Registration not required, but encouraged. Click here to register through Eventbrite. An intergenerational conversation about racism and activism in America between authors and activists Daryl Davis & Kondwani Fidel. Daryl Davis is an R & B and blues musician, actor, bandleader and author of Klan-destine Relationships:  […]


I Ain’t Marching Anymore: Dissenters, Deserters, and Objectors to America’s Wars (Politics & Prose) – VIRTUAL

This event will be streamed online as part of our P&P Live! Series. Join journalist Chris Lombardi as she discusses her book, I AIN’T MARCHING ANYMORE with Jonathan W. Hutto, Sr. on P&P Live! A sweeping history of the passionate men and women in uniform who have bravely and courageously […]


Reflections on Transformative Justice (New York Public Library) – VIRTUAL

Join The New York Public Library for a lively discussion with guests from NYC Transformative Justice Hub. Panelists will provide an overview of the topic, their work, and everyday practices. Offering insight on a community of praxis, the panel asks: What is transformative justice? What does the work look like? How did panelists get […]


Our Words, Our Power – Activist Writing for Teens (Boston Public Library) – VIRTUAL

Description Marching and protesting are powerful and necessary ways to promote change, and writing has also been a force for change for centuries across the globe. Learn how to shape your outrage through writing that uncovers, explores, calls out, and spotlights issues that you want to advance in this world […]