The Lewis Museum In Baltimore Steps Into the National Debate on Race

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Did you know? 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.

What:    You’re invited to attend Debuts Talks & Thoughts a public forum to take Baltimore’s temperature on Charlottesville and the removal of Confederate statues in Baltimore city.  The Talks & Thoughts featured topic inclusive of “The Long Arm of History – Monuments and Statues Really Do Matter.” Look forward to 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.

Who:     This is a free event and is open to the general public whereas,  attendees are advised to click here to RSVP.

Where:   Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History & Culture~ 830 E. Pratt Street, Baltimore, MD 21202

When:    Saturday, August 19, 2017  beginning at 2 pm

FYI: Talks & Thoughts is a new community-centric public forum at the Reginald F. Lewis Museum offering barbershop-style open discourse on current events that have an impact on the African American community.

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