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
When: Saturday, August 19th at 2:00pm
Where: Reginald F. Lewis Museum, 830 E. Pratt St., Baltimore, MD
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.
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.