Walk with Me: Fannie Lou Hamer’s Challenge to America

The Baton Foundation, in partnership with the Auburn Avenue Research Library on African American Culture and History, will host a lecture about famed civil rights leader Fannie Lou Hamer. This program is free to the public, but registration is required. About the Book Kate Clifford Larson brings a stirring reappraisal of Fannie Lou Hamer’s life […]

How the Streets Were Made: Housing Segregation and Black Life in America

The Baton Foundation, in partnership with the Auburn Avenue Research Library on African American Culture and History, will host a lecture about housing segregation and Black life in the United States. This program is free to the public, but registration is required. About the Book In How the Streets Were Made: Housing Segregation and Black […]

Philip Payton: The Father of Black Harlem

The Baton Foundation, in partnership with the Auburn Avenue Research Library on African American Culture and History, will host a lecture about real estate entrepreneur Philip Payton and the intersection of race, self-advancement, social justice and capitalism. This program is free to the public, but registration is required. About the Book At the turn of […]

In Pursuit of Knowledge: Black Women and Educational Activism in Antebellum America

The Baton Foundation, in partnership with the Auburn Avenue Research Library on African American Culture and History, will host a lecture about the struggle Black women and girls faced in Antebellum America to secure their educational rights. This program is free to the public, but registration is required. About the Book In In Pursuit of […]

Satirical Racism: Afro-Brazilian Activism

The Baton Foundation, in partnership with the Auburn Avenue Research Library on African American Culture and History, will host a lecture about Afro-Brazilian satirical racism. This program is free to the public, but registration is required. About the Program This lecture presents satire, irony, and parody as a means to contest racist structures through media […]

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