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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 […]


⭐ Meet Yaba Blay, Author of ‘One Drop: Shifting the Lens on Race’ In Conversation With Imani Perry (Free Library of Philadelphia) – VIRTUAL

REGISTER HERE Referred to by Michael Eric Dyson as “one of the most brilliant and committed critics and advocates writing and thinking and working on behalf of Black people today,” Dr. Yaba Blay is a scholar, activist, and cultural consultant. Focusing on Black women and girls through topics like personal identity and […]


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 […]


A Conversation with Andrea S. Boyles, Author of ‘You Can’t Stop the Revolution: Community Disorder and Social Ties in Post-Ferguson America’ (DC Public Library) – VIRTUAL

Join us for a discussion with Andrea S. Boyles, sociologist and author of You Can’t Stop the Revolution: Community Disorder and Social Ties in Post-Ferguson America. In conversation with Derek Hyra, Boyles will discuss her book and her scholarship focussing on social inequality; the intersection of race, gender, and class; community and neighborhood disorder; […]


100 Years of Women Voting: 2020 Symposium ‘Race and Gender in Politics: The Last 100 Years’ (U.S. Capitol Historical Society) – VIRTUAL

Gaining the franchise was just the beginning. Join us for a series of discussions on the historic impact of women in American public life. About this Event The U.S. Capitol Historical Society invites you to attend its 2020 Annual Symposium, 100 Years of Women Voting. Over six weekly sessions, distinguished speakers will […]


Calvin Baker, Author of ‘A More Perfect Reunion: Race, Integration, and the Future of America’ – in conversation with Damon Young (Politics & Prose) – VIRTUAL

Calvin Baker is the author of four novels, including Grace and Dominion which was a finalist for the Hurston-Wright Award. He teaches in Columbia University’s Graduate School of the Arts, and has also taught in the English Department at Yale University, the University of Leipzig, where he held the Picador […]