Black Lives Matter


Courageous Conversations About Race (Prince George’s County Memorial Library) – VIRTUAL

Courageous Conversations About Race Glenn E. Singleton, founder of Courageous Conversation, and Jarvis R. Givens of the Harvard Graduate School of Education discuss the state of racial justice in the United States, reflecting on the social movements of 2020 and 2021 and the path forward. About Glenn E. Singleton: Glenn […]


Parent Panel: Talking to Kids About Race and Racism (Baltimore County Public Library) – VIRTUAL

Hear from educators, psychotherapists and social workers from Baltimore County 4-H, Parenting Works, Keys of Hope Consultations, LLC and Baltimore County Public Library staff​ about resources and tips to have discussions about anti-racism, inclusion, diversity and equity with your children. This program’s theme is celebrating Black joy and using your […]


⭐ Meet Lawrence T. Brown, Author of ‘The Black Butterfly: The Harmful Politics of Race and Space in America’ (Enoch Pratt Free Library) – VIRTUAL

  Lawrence T. Brown will be in conversation about his book, The Black Butterfly: The Harmful Politics of Race and Space in America. Presented in partnership with AARP Maryland and OSI-Baltimore Fellows Advisory Board. The world gasped in April 2015 as Baltimore erupted and Black Lives Matter activists, incensed by Freddie Gray’s brutal death in […]


Tangled Up In Blue: Policing The American City (Politics & Prose) – VIRTUAL

In her forties, with two children, a spouse, a dog, a mortgage, and a full-time job as a tenured law professor at Georgetown University, Rosa Brooks decided to become a sworn, armed reserve police officer with the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Police Department. A liberal academic and journalist with an enduring interest […]


Examining Civil Rights in Maryland, Part II (Towson University) – VIRTUAL

…Where we’re going. Join us for part two of the conversation on civil rights in Maryland. C. Fraser Smith, author and retired senior news analyst, and TU Professor Donn Worgs, will lead the conversation on contemporary civil rights movements, including Freddie Gray and Black Lives Matter. The panelists will link past […]


⭐ YA Writer’s Live! Black Lives Matter Edition: Meet Kim Johnson, Author of ‘This Is My America’ (Enoch Pratt Library) – VIRTUAL

      Join us for a “Black Lives Matter” Edition of Young Adult Writer’s Live! as we talk with Kim Johnson, author of the debut novel, “This is My America“! You don’t want to miss this! Click here to join us!  Password: 928772 For questions or concerns please email LMilton@prattlibrary.org Kim Johnson held […]


⭐ Can Mobile Devices Help Translate the Black Lives Matter Movement and Social Activism Into Real Change for Black Americans? (Brookings Institution) – VIRTUAL

The ubiquity of video recordings from mobile devices has recast the narrative surrounding police brutality and heightened public concerns about law enforcement. In today’s world, anyone can be a videographer and inspire a platform for public empowerment and social change. In the wake of the continuous victimization of Black people […]


“Let’s Talk About Race!” Roundtable – All Lives Matter vs. Black Lives Matter (Fairfax Cty Public Library) – VIRTUAL

Join us in a virtual roundtable all about race. An invitation will be mailed the morning of August 10. Adults. (R) Special Guest/Facilitator: Shakiyla D. Sincere, Racial Justice Educator Register HERE