Being La Dominicana: Race and Identity in the Visual Culture of Santo Domingo

The Baton Foundation, in partnership with the Auburn Avenue Research Library on African American Culture and History, will host a virtual lecture about the representation of Dominican women. This program is free to the public, but registration is required. About the Book In her book, Being La Dominicana: Race and Identity in the Visual Culture […]

Reimagining Liberation: Black Women, Citizenship & the French Empire

The Baton Foundation, in partnership with the Auburn Avenue Research Library on African American Culture and History, will host a virtual lecture about the decisive role Black women played in the decolonial movements of the mid-twentieth century. This program is free to the public, but registration is required. About the Book Black women living in […]

Fear of Black Consciousness

The Baton Foundation, in partnership with the Auburn Avenue Research Library on African American Culture and History, will host a virtual lecture about Black consciousness from a leading philosopher. This program is free to the public, but registration is required. About the Book In this original and penetrating work, Lewis R. Gordon, one of the […]

A House Built by Slaves

The Baton Foundation, in partnership with the Auburn Avenue Research Library on African American Culture and History, will host a lecture about Black visitors to the Lincoln White House and their impact on him and race relations in the country. This program is free to the public, but registration is required. About the Book In […]

The Black Intellectual Tradition

The Baton Foundation, in partnership with the Auburn Avenue Research Library on African American Culture and History, will host a lecture about the many thought perspectives behind the fight for racial justice as developed by various segments of the Black community. This program is free to the public, but registration is required. About the Book […]

Amazing Grace

Auburn Avenue Research Library

The Baton Foundation, in partnership with the Auburn Avenue Research Library on African American Culture and History, will host an in-person film screening that traces the behind-the-scenes recording of Aretha Franklin’s best-selling album. This program is free to the public, but registration is required. About the Film Recorded in January 1972 at the New Temple […]

AILEY

Auburn Avenue Research Library

The Baton Foundation, in partnership with the Auburn Avenue Research Library on African American Culture and History, will host an in-person film screening about the life, work and legacy of Alvin Ailey. This program is free to the public, but registration is required. About the Film Alvin Ailey was a trailblazing pioneer who found salvation […]

The Spirit of Soul Food

The Baton Foundation, in partnership with the Auburn Avenue Research Library on African American Culture and History, will host a lecture about the confluence of the history of Black American foodways with a Christian ethical response to food injustice. This program is free to the public, but registration is required. About the Book Soul food […]

Birth of a White Nation

The Baton Foundation, in partnership with the Auburn Avenue Research Library on African American Culture and History, will host a lecture about the social construction of race through the invention of white people. This program is free to the public, but registration is required. About the Book Birth of a White Nation: The Invention of White People […]

From Here to Equality: Reparations for Black Americans in the 21st Century

The Baton Foundation, in partnership with the Auburn Avenue Research Library on African American Culture and History, will host a lecture in which the authors advance a general definition of reparations as a program of acknowledgment, redress, and closure. This program is free to the public, but registration is required. About the Book Racism and […]

Searching for Freedom: The George H. White Story

Pittsburgh Yards

The Baton Foundation, in partnership with the Auburn Avenue Research Library on African American Culture and History, will host a film screening and Q & A about Post-Reconstruction Congressman George Henry White. This program is funded by Atlanta Civic Site–The Annie E. Casey Foundation and is free to the public. Registration is required. About the […]

The Revival of Proslavery Thought in America

Pittsburgh Yards

The Baton Foundation, in partnership with the Auburn Avenue Research Library on African American Culture and History, will host a lecture about the resurgence of proslavery thought in the United States. This program is funded by Atlanta Civic Site – The Annie E. Casey Foundation and is free to the public. Registration is required. About […]

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