Events, December 18 – 31, 2020

December 18 4:00 pm Race in the COVID Era: A Disparate Impact

Join a conversation that will analyze and unpack how COVID-19 is disproportionately impacting and exacerbating health inequities within low-income, Native American, Indigenous, Black and Latinx communities. Panelists will discuss strategies to address inequities and disparities.

Please register to attend(link is external)

Featured panel includes:

  • Dr. Yolandra Toya, MD ’88 – Physician & Community Pediatrician
  • Dr. Chris Pernell, MD, MPH ’97 – Chief Strategic Integration & Health Equity Officer, University Hospital
  • Dr. Owen Garrick, MD, MBA ’90 – President & CEO, Bridge Clinical Research

December 18 7:00 – 8:00 pm Cinema + Conversation: Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom

In collaboration with Netflix, the National Museum of African American History and Culture hosts a discussion among members of the cast and creative team of Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom. Click here to register for this free event.

December 19 4:30 – 6:30 pm Lovesong for Miss Lydia

The Trenton City Museum and guest host Todd Evans invite you to tune in for a live-streamed table reading of this renowned play by Don Evans on Facebook Live. Actor/readers include Rev. Lukata Mjumbe, pastor of the Witherspoon Street Presbyterian Church.

December 20 3:00 pm We Are Still Here: Caribbean Indigenous Peoples

Presentations by the Kasibahagua Taíno Cultural Society and a panel discussion on contemporary Indigenous Peoples from Borikén (Puerto RIco), Dominica, Barbados, and Guyana. For free registration click here.

December 26 3:00 pm Blacks at the Battles of Trenton

Presentation by Algernon Ward Jr. about “Blacks at The Battles of Trenton,” which will explore the roles of African Americans in the operation of The Old Barracks as a home for soldiers and a military hospital. Tune in on Zoom or Facebook Live. Register online.

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