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Events, Week of August 17, 2020

Check back during the week.  New events and information will be added as they are announced. August 18 8:00 pm One Poem: Protest Reading in Support of Black Lives The founding members of the Poetry Coalition, a network of 25+…

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Read, Watch, Learn about Race, Racism, and Anti-Racism, Week of July 25, 2020

158 Resources to Understand Racism in America by Meilan Solly. These articles, videos, podcasts and websites from the Smithsonian chronicle the history of anti-black violence and inequality in the United States. Large DNA Study Traces Violent History of American Slavery…

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‘What To The Slave Is The Fourth Of July?’: Descendants Read Frederick Douglass’ Speech

  “The U.S. celebrates this Independence Day amid nationwide protests and calls for systemic reforms. In this short film, five young descendants of Frederick Douglass read and respond to excerpts of his famous speech, “What to the Slave is the…

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You Want a Confederate Monument? My Body Is a Confederate Monument

“The black people I come from were owned and raped by the white people I come from. Who dares to tell me to celebrate them?” So writes Caroline Randall Williams.  To read her complete essay, click here.

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Lost Souls Public Memorial Project’s 3rd Recitation of Names (virtual), May 30, 2020

Reciting names of those nearly 200 African Americans sold into permanent slavery in 1818 by a corrupt Middlesex County judge. Saturday, May 30, 2020, 7:30-8:30 ET https://uuma.zoom.us/j/896519516 The Lost Souls Public Memorial Project proudly presents the 3rd annual Recitation of…

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