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Reparations: Study Group

Thu, Aug 13   5:30 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Adults anti-racism lectures and discussions

From the #cutthecheck billboard on 7th Avenue and Flatbush in Brooklyn, to Asheville, North Carolina’s city council’s recent vote to provide financial reparations to descendants of slaves, the talk around reparations is getting louder. ...

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Reparations: Study Group

Peniel Joseph on Martin and Malcolm

Thu, Aug 13   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Virtual

Adults anti-racism author talks bpl presents Virtual Programming

Author Peniel Joseph discusses his dual biography of Malcolm X and Martin Luther King, which upends longstanding preconceptions to transform our understanding of the twentieth century's most iconic African American leaders.

To most Americans,...

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Peniel Joseph on Martin and Malcolm

AUG
14

Macon Pageturners Book Club

Fri, Aug 14   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults anti-racism book club book discussion

JOIN THE MACON PAGETURNERS BOOK CLUB.

The Macon Pageturners read and discuss fiction and non-fiction from across the African Diaspora. We meet every first and second Friday online.

This August we’re reading Citizen: An American...

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Macon Pageturners Book Club

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17

Justice Initiatives Book Club: Emergent Strategy by adrienne maree brown

Mon, Aug 17   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

Adults anti-racism justice initiatives

Emergent Strategy, by adrienne maree brown, is an exploration of radical social change, inspired by both science and science fiction. From explorations of biomimicry in nature to the work of Octavia Butler, this book acts as a valuable handbook...

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Justice Initiatives Book Club: Emergent Strategy by adrienne maree brown

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20

Reparations: Study Group

Thu, Aug 20   5:30 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Adults anti-racism lectures and discussions

From the #cutthecheck billboard on 7th Avenue and Flatbush in Brooklyn, to Asheville, North Carolina’s city council’s recent vote to provide financial reparations to descendants of slaves, the talk around reparations is getting louder. ...

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Reparations: Study Group

Green Series: Nina Lakhani on Who Killed Berta Cáceres?

Thu, Aug 20   6:30 pm to 8:30 pm   Virtual

Adults anti-racism author talks bpl presents green series

For our August Green Series, join us for a Zoom conversation with Nina Lakhani on her deeply affecting–and infuriating–portrait of the life and death of a courageous indigenous leader.

The first time Honduran indigenous leader Berta Cáceres met...

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Green Series: Nina Lakhani on Who Killed Berta Cáceres?

AUG
21

RADICAL SELF CARE MEDITATION: TAKING CARE DURING A PANDEMIC

Fri, Aug 21   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Virtual

Adults anti-racism yoga and meditation

Trying to take care of yourself during this pandemic? You're not alone. Don't miss this restorative session, led by wellness enthusiast, Briana Martin. Briana, a Bronx Native, is a certified Yoga Teacher, & a Reiki and Energy Healing...

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RADICAL SELF CARE MEDITATION: TAKING CARE DURING A PANDEMIC

AUG
24

Justice Initiatives Book Club: Emergent Strategy by adrienne maree brown

Mon, Aug 24   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

Adults anti-racism justice initiatives

Emergent Strategy, by adrienne maree brown, is an exploration of radical social change, inspired by both science and science fiction. From explorations of biomimicry in nature to the work of Octavia Butler, this book acts as a valuable handbook...

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Justice Initiatives Book Club: Emergent Strategy by adrienne maree brown

AUG
27

Reparations: Study Group

Thu, Aug 27   5:30 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Adults anti-racism lectures and discussions

From the #cutthecheck billboard on 7th Avenue and Flatbush in Brooklyn, to Asheville, North Carolina’s city council’s recent vote to provide financial reparations to descendants of slaves, the talk around reparations is getting louder. ...

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Reparations: Study Group

SEP
3

Reparations: Study Group

Thu, Sep 3   5:30 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Adults anti-racism lectures and discussions

From the #cutthecheck billboard on 7th Avenue and Flatbush in Brooklyn, to Asheville, North Carolina’s city council’s recent vote to provide financial reparations to descendants of slaves, the talk around reparations is getting louder. ...

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Reparations: Study Group

SEP
4

Macon Pageturners Book Club

Fri, Sep 4   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults anti-racism book club book discussion

The Macon Pageturners read and discuss fiction and non-fiction from across the African  Diaspora. We meet every first and second Friday online. This September we’re reading The Fire Next Time by James Baldwin. 

...

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Macon Pageturners Book Club

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8

SO YOU WANT TO BE AN AUTHOR? AUTHOR TALK AND Q&A

Tue, Sep 8   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Adults anti-racism author talks creative writing writing workshop

Aspiring authors are encouraged to bring their questions. Yaffa S. Santos, a debut novelist, will discuss her writing practice, experiences with the publishing industry, and May 2020 book A Taste of Sage. A Taste of Sage ...

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SO YOU WANT TO BE AN AUTHOR? AUTHOR TALK AND Q&A

Justice Initiatives Book Club: Men We Reaped by Jesmyn Ward

Tue, Sep 8   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

Adults anti-racism justice initiatives

Two-time National Book Award winner Jesmyn Ward explores grief in her 2013 memoir Men We Reaped. She dives into the painful reality of entrenched systemic racism, emerging not in anger, but near-defeat. In just five years, she saw the lives...

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Justice Initiatives Book Club: Men We Reaped by Jesmyn Ward

Matt Sandler Discusses The Black Romantic Revolution

Tue, Sep 8   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Virtual

Adults anti-racism author talks bpl presents Virtual Programming

Join us on Zoom as Matt Sandler Discusses The Black Romantic Revolution

During the pitched battle over slavery in the United States, Black writers—enslaved and free—allied themselves with the cause of abolition and used their art to advocate for...

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Matt Sandler Discusses The Black Romantic Revolution

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Dan Goldberg Discusses The Golden Thirteen

Wed, Sep 9   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Virtual

Adults anti-racism author talks bpl presents Virtual Programming

The story of the 13 courageous black men who integrated the officer corps of the US Navy during World War II—leading desegregation efforts across America and anticipating the civil rights movement.

Through oral histories and original interviews...

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Dan Goldberg Discusses The Golden Thirteen

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11

Macon Pageturners Book Club

Fri, Sep 11   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Adults anti-racism book club book discussion

The Macon Pageturners read and discuss fiction and non-fiction from across the African  Diaspora. We meet every first and second Friday online. This September we’re reading The Fire Next Time by James Baldwin. 

...

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Macon Pageturners Book Club

SEP
14

Justice Initiatives Book Club: Men We Reaped by Jesmyn Ward

Mon, Sep 14   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

Adults anti-racism justice initiatives

Two-time National Book Award winner Jesmyn Ward explores grief in her 2013 memoir Men We Reaped. She dives into the painful reality of entrenched systemic racism, emerging not in anger, but near-defeat. In just five years, she saw the lives...

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Justice Initiatives Book Club: Men We Reaped by Jesmyn Ward

OCT
14

Marcial Gala Discusses The Black Cathedral with Anderson Tepper

Wed, Oct 14   7:00 pm to 8:30 pm   Virtual

Adults anti-racism author talks bpl presents Virtual Programming

Join us for a Zoom talk with Marcial Gala, who discusses his novel The Black Cathedral, with Anderson Cooper and translator Anna Kushner.

When the Stuart family moves to a marginal neighborhood of Cienfuegos, a city on the southern coast...

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Marcial Gala Discusses The Black Cathedral with Anderson Tepper

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