Wakanda Forever: Remembering the Life and Work of Chadwick Boseman

The Baton Foundation will host a community discussion to celebrate Chadwick Boseman’s life and extraordinary work. This program is free. Registration is required. About the Program The world seemed to stop, if only briefly, when Chadwick Aaron Boseman died on August 28, 2020. His short life was exceptional and steeped in history. Over the course […]

Homemade Citizenship: All But Inviting Inquiry

The Baton Foundation is thrilled to host an author discussion about American citizenship vis-à-vis the Black experience in the United States. This program is free, but registration is required. Program Narrative Even when they embody everything the nation claims to respect, Black people cannot count on being treated like citizens. Simply consider the Black soldiers […]

Contagions of Empire: A Conversation With Professor Khary Polk

The Baton Foundation is excited to host an author discussion with Professor Khary Polk about his recently published book, Contagions of Empire. This program is free, but registration is required. About the Book Contagions of Empire: Scientific Racism, Sexuality, and Black Military Workers Abroad, 1898-1948 (University of North Carolina Press, June 2020) examines how the movement […]

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