racial inequality

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 […]

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 Jerald Walker, Author of ‘How to Make a Slave and Other Essays’ (Free Library of Philadelphia) – VIRTUAL

Register for the event here Jerald Walker In conversation with author, essayist, and radio host Solomon Jones. Jerald Walker’s recent How to Make a Slave and Other Essays was a finalist for the 2020 National Book Award. A “restless, brilliant” collection that “can alight on a truth without pinning it in place” […]

⭐ Meet Kondwani Fidel, Author of ‘The Antiracist: How to Start the Conversation About Race and Take Action’ (Baltimore County Public Library) – VIRTUAL

Rising literary talent Kondwani Fidel, in conversation with poet and author Wallace Lane, discusses his latest book, The Antiracist: How to Start the Conversation About Race and Take Action. Fidel is the author of poetry collections Hummingbirds in the Trenches (2018) and Raw Wounds (2017). His work has been praised […]

Meet Ibi Zoboi and Yusef Salaam, YA Authors of ‘Punching the Air’ (New York Public Library) – VIRTUAL

  Join us for a conversation with Ibi Zoboi and Dr. Yusef Salaam of the Exonerated Five, the authors of the new YA novel Punching the Air. About this Event The New York Times Bestselling Young Adult author Ibi Zoboi and Dr. Yusef Salaam of the Exonerated Five have teamed up to […]

Film Discussion: ’13TH’ (Maryland Lynching Memorial Project) – VIRTUAL

  Please join us for a discussion on the historic and contemporary pernicious effects of the 13th amendment and the role it plays in the Black Lives Matter era. we will be discussing Ava DuVernay’s 13th, one of the most powerful and influential non-fiction films ever made. With breathtaking clarity and heartbreaking […]

TEEN! Book Share: Racial Inequity (New York Public Library) – VIRTUAL

TEENS! Join us on Google Hangouts for a book share. What’s a book share? We’ll be sharing book titles and summaries with each other that address this country’s history of racial inequity. For example–you can share a non-fiction book on the history of discriminatory laws. Or maybe you can share […]