Events, March, 2021

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March 3, 10, 17 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. Transforming White Organizational Culture

Live, interactive online workshop.  For workshop details click here.  To register, click here.  Fee: $125.

March 4 2:30 p.m. A Conversation with Public Intellectual Eddie Glaude, Jr on the Complex Dynamics of the American Experience. Register for the event here.

March 4 7:00 p.m. Family and Community in African American Poetry — A “Lift Every Voice” Event

Gail Mitchell leads this session using “African American Poetry: 250 Years Of Struggle & Song” as the basis for discussion. More info.  Click here to join.

March 4, 11, and 18, 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.  Sankofa Collective: Health as a Civil Right

March 4, Racism and Health, March 11 Policy and Racial Health Disparities, March 18, Community Responses to Racial Health Disparities. Pre-registration is not necessary. To join via Zoom go to Participate by phone: +1 929 205 6099 US (New York) Meeting ID: 881 9470 5613 Passcode: 199884. A suggested donation of $20 per session will be gratefully accepted. Click to make a donation via PayPal

March 5 noon Lecture by Raina Lampkins-Fielder,

Lampkins-Fielder is curator for the Souls Grown Deep Foundation, an organization dedicated to improving the quality of life of communities that gave rise to the art made by African American artists of the South—including the Gee’s Bend quiltmakers. Details and free registration for the lecture here.

March 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20    Making African America:A Virtual Symposium on Immigration and the Changing Dynamics of Blackness

Symposium brings together scholars, journalists, activists, curators, filmmakers and writers to discuss how immigration has shaped and is continuing to reshape what it means to be black in the United States. Presented by University of Maryland, College Park, and National Museum of African American History and Culture.  Click here for information and registration.

March 6 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. Labor Against Hate: The Role of Workers in Standing against White Supremacy and Fascism

Dr. Paul Frymer, Princeton University, and Dr. Jacob Grumbach, University of Washington and the Harry Bridges Center for Labor Studies lead an open discussion with other union activists and labor leaders who have been integrating anti-racist and anti-fascist programming in their unions. Click here to register.

March 9 – 11 6:30 p.m. A Long Talk about the Uncomfortable Truth

 The “long talk” begins with three (3) consecutive days on a virtual conference call following prework consisting of “a multimedia collection of content reflecting the truth about the history of racism in the United States and the impact it continues to have on our society today.” Each call lasts 90 minutes. Click here to register.

March 10 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. Going Beyond: Climate Action and Equity

Panel addresses issue of communities of color and low-income residents, who are most severely impacted by climate change, not being part of designing solutions.  Click here to register.

March 11 5:30 p.m. Conversation: Glenn Ligon and Hilton Als

Artist Glenn Ligon joins Pulitzer Prize–winning author, critic, and Princeton’s Presidential Visiting Scholar Hilton Als to discuss the ways in which art can engage and rethink the most urgent issues of our time. Details and free registration here.

March 18 12:30 p.m. African American Business, Entrepreneurship and Capitalism, 1619-2021: Where Do We Go From Here?

The talk by Juliet E. K. Walker, professor of history at the University of Texas at Austin, lecture is part of the Princeton University Keller Center’s initiative to examine the history and legacy of Black entrepreneurship in the United States. Click here to register.

March 19 4:30 p.m. Symbols from Within, and Symbols from Without: The Celtic Revival and the Harlem Renaissance

Scholar Tara Guissin-Stubbs lectures on James Weldon Johnson and the overlaps between the Celtic Revival and the Harlem Renaissance.  Click here for required registration.

March 20 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. US Immigration after COVID: Call to Action for an Equitable Future

Hear stories of real people affected and what is needed to address prejudice towards immigrants and inequities in our systems and learn about work and policies to fix the US immigration system.  Click here to register for this La Convivencia program.

March 21 2:00 p.m. Book Breaks: Sophie White, author of Voices of the Enslaved: Love, Labor, and Longing in French Louisiana, winner of the 2020 Frederick Douglass Book Prize.

Presented by the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History.  Click here to register.

March 21 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. “Standing on My Sisters’ Shoulders”

Screening of a documentary about women in the Civil Rights Movement, followed by a panel discussion. Sponsored by the African American Museum of Bucks County, in partnership with AARP
and The Valley Forge Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority.  Click here to register.

March 25 12:30 p.m. Exoduster Entrepreneurs: Creating Black Business Communities in the West

The lecture by Dr. Martin Ruef from Duke University and Ihsan Beezer from Rutgers University on black businesses in the west is part of the Princeton University Keller Center initiative to examine the history and legacy of Black entrepreneurship in the United States. Click here to register.

March 25 4:30 p.m. Cascading Crises: Race, COVID-19, and the Matter of Life and Death

Catherine Clune-Taylor, Assistant Professor of Feminist Science and Technology Studies in the Department of Women’s Studies at San Diego State University discusses two new threads of this work after a brief review of this larger project, The Matter of Black Life and Death. Register for the event here.

March 31 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. Red Bank Public Library “Let’s Talk About Race” 

Click here to register.

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