In-Person and virtual events
May 6, 2023 | 9:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Breastfeeding While Black: A free community event
Are you wondering how best to feed your infant? Do you want to breastfeed your baby but have questions? Join us for Breastfeeding While Black and share your story with us in a community solutions circle. Meet with local doulas, lactation consultants, midwives and doctors for an honest discussion about the joys and challenges of breastfeeding. Get the resources you need to thrive.
Sept. 29, 2022 | 7 p.m.
Book Talk: “On Reckonings, Reimagining, and The Third Reconstruction”
Acclaimed historians Ibram X. Kendi and Peniel Joseph join in conversation at a live event focused on Joseph’s latest work, “The Third Reconstruction: America’s Struggle for Racial Justice in the Twenty-First Century.” Kendi and Joseph explore key learnings from past movements, and how this moment in time may provide an opportunity to achieve Black dignity and full citizenship at long last.
A conversation with Dr. Ibram X. Kendi and Rep. Cori Bush to commemorate Banned Books Week
Watch our lively discussion on the implications of book bans, as well as the growing embrace of censorship of all kinds in political rhetoric on Capitol Hill, and in statehouses and village halls across the country.
The Emancipator and GLAAD Present: An LGBTQ Banned Books Week Virtual Event
Amidst the growing threat of LGBTQ book bans nationwide, The Emancipator and GLAAD teamed up to present a virtual Banned Books Week event featuring some of the nation’s best known LGBTQ authors and illustrators. The dialogue was moderated by Banned Books Week Honorary Chair George M. Johnson.
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The Emancipator Presents: Could Crypto Be a Driver for Racial Equity?
When the first bitcoin was created in 2009, communities of color jumped in to explore a new class of financial assets without the runaround of traditional banking. As this new financial system grows in popularity and access, what are the risks? What are the opportunities? Bloomberg reporter Akayla Gardner moderates.
Eliminating Student Debt: A Conversation With Rep. Ayanna Pressley
What does the unprecedented leak of a U.S. Supreme Court draft decision that would overturn the right to an abortion portend? Rep. Ayanna Pressley, D-Mass., met with The Emancipator Senior Columnist Kimberly Atkins Stohr in a virtual event to discuss both the student loan crisis and life in a post-Roe v. Wade world.