The Lewis Jumps Into National Debate on Race with Talks & Thoughts Forum

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Date: August 16, 2017

Contact: LaDawn Black

                                                                        Telephone: 443-263-1812

                                                                        E-mail: ladawn.black@lewismuseum.org

                                                                       

 

 

Talks & Thoughts: The Long Arm of History:

Monuments and Statues Really Do Matter

 

 

Who:      Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History & Culture

 

What:     Talks & Thoughts: The Long Arm of History - Monuments and Statues Really Do Matter

 

Where:   Reginald F. Lewis Museum, 830 E. Pratt St., Baltimore, MD

 

When:    Saturday, August 19th at 2:00pm

 

Why:      A panel presentation and community discussion about the impact and meaning of the violence in Charlottesville; the rise of white supremacy and white nationalism; and what the removal of our four Confederate statues means for Baltimore. Dr. Karsonya (Kaye) Wise Whitehead of Loyola University will moderate a conversation between our three "talkers" and the community around this topic.

 

Admission: This is a free event. RSVP www.lewismuseum.org

 

 

About the Reginald F. Lewis Museum

The Reginald F. Lewis Museum is Maryland’s largest museum dedicated to the State’s African American experience. A Smithsonian affiliate, the museum engages visitors through its permanent and special exhibitions, resource center, as well as programs such as its film series, live music performances, and family programming. Talks & Thoughts is a new community-centric public forum offering barbershop-style open discourse on current events that have an impact on the African American community. For more information visit www.lewismuseum.org and follow us on IG/ Twitter @lewismuseum. 

 

 

 

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