human rights


Meet Don Lemon, CNN Anchor & Author of ‘This Is The Fire: What I Say To My Friends About Racism’ (Free Library of Philadelphia) – VIRTUAL

PURCHASE TICKETS HERE America’s sole Black primetime news anchor, Don Lemon has hosted CNN Tonight since 2014. Before joining the respected cable network in 2006, he worked for NBC News and MSNBC, and earlier in his career as a reporter and anchor in Birmingham, Philadelphia, and Chicago, among other places. The recipient of […]


⭐ Why It Matters: Reckoning with Race. Equity. Allyship. (Baltimore County Public Library & Maryland Humanities) – VIRTUAL

Maryland Humanities presents authors Kimberly Jones and Gilly Segal as they discuss their best-selling book, ‘I’m Not Dying with You Tonight‘, inspired by the death of Baltimorean Freddie Gray. In their conversation, they touch on some of today’s most pressing topics — the recent resurgence of our country’s reckoning with […]


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 […]


Black Women and The Struggle for Human Rights (Occidental College) – VIRTUAL

About this Event Professor Keisha N. Blain—historian, author and president of the African American Intellectual History Society—is Occidental College’s 2021 Stafford Ellison Wright Black Alumni Scholar-in-Residence. Blain, who teaches at the University of Pittsburgh, will be in residence at Occidental February 23-25. An award-winning 20th-century historian who specializes in African […]


⭐ ‘Day of Remembrance’ FACEism: A Discussion of History and Accountability (National Museum of American History) – VIRTUAL

Event Information Day of Remembrance – FACEism: A Panel Discussion of History and Accountability About this Event February 19 is the Day of Remembrance, the annual recognition of President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s signing of Executive Order 9066 and the subsequent incarceration of nearly 120,000 people of Japanese descent living mostly […]


A Seat At The Table: Prison Reform and Restorative Justice (Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture) – VIRTUAL

  NMAAHC’s signature program A Seat at the Table will be returning on our virtual platform in 2021, please mark your calendars. The museum will host a thought-provoking conversation of race, justice, and mass incarceration in the United States. Julianne Malveaux will moderate a discussion among journalists and media producer Juleyka Lantigua-Williams, activist, author, Atlantic […]


⭐ Slavery and The Constitution’s Three-Fifths Clause Compromise (MCPL) – VIRTUAL

Join University of Maryland historian Richard Bell for a deep dive into the darkest corners of the 1787 federal Constitution and its infamous Three-Fifths Clause. Richard Bell is a professor of history at the University of Maryland. He is the author of Stolen: Five Free Boys Kidnapped into Slavery and Their […]


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 […]