racism


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 […]


Raceless: In Search of Family, Identity, and the Truth About Where I Belong (Politics & Prose) – VIRTUAL

  This event will be streamed online as part of our P&P Live! Series. From The Guardian’s Georgina Lawton, a moving examination of how racial identity is constructed—through the author’s own journey grappling with secrets and stereotypes, having been raised by white parents with no explanation as to why she […]


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 […]


The Black Family: Representation, Identity, and Diversity (National Archives) – VIRTUAL

The Black family has been a topic of study across disciplines—history, literature, the visual arts, film, sociology, anthropology, and social policy. It has been described as a rich tapestry for exploring African Americans past and present and its complexity as the foundation of African American life and history. A panel will discuss […]


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 […]


BLAIR HIGH SCHOOL: Project LIT @Blair Sponsors Community Read ‘Stamped: Racism, Antiracism & You: A Remix’ (VIRTUAL)

Project LIT @Blair sponsors Community Read February 23, 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM We are happy to announce that the First Blair Community Read of Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You: A Remix of the National Book Award-winning Stamped from the Beginning. This event will be a virtual event on Tuesday, […]


Anti-Racism Workshop (Enoch Pratt Free Library) – VIRTUAL

Presented by Brittany Oliver, an award-winning activist, speaker, keynote speaker, workshop facilitator and media professional from Baltimore, MD. Brittany has worked in the media/communications industry for several years, often serves as a keynote and guest speaker for events of all types and regularly conducts workshops on various topics for leaders, influencers, […]