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Press Release - What Does it Mean to be Anti-Racist? - 7-18-22 - Abbot Public Library

For Immediate Release June 28, 2022

Abbot Public Library

Contact: Cassandra Sprague 781-631-1481, Ext. 212

 

Learn What It Means To Be Anti-Racist

Monday, July 18, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Meeting Room, Abbot Public Library and Online Via Zoom

 

To attend in person, please register in advance for this meeting here:

https://tinyurl.com/In-Person-MRJT-July-2022

 

To attend via Zoom, please register in advance for this meeting here:

https://tinyurl.com/Zoom-MRJT-July-2022

 

Our next Conversations on Race meeting features a short Stephen Colbert and Ibram X. Kendi video about anti-racism. If you have heard the term “anti-racism” and wonder what it means, here is your chance to find out from the man who created the term.

 

Dr. Ibram X. Kendi, historian and author of the books How to be Antiracist and Antiracist Baby talks with Stephen Colbert about his concept. They also discuss the advantages of a more equitable society for both white Americans as well as for persons of color. Following the 12-minute video, attendees online and at the Abbot Library will have the opportunity to speak and to listen to each other’s responses to the presentation.

 

These ongoing Marblehead Racial Justice Team conversations offer a safe and welcoming place in which we explore privilege, biases, and questions. This is a place for listening, conversation, and engagement. We hope we can continue to learn and grow together so that we can make a difference.

 

This program will be offered in person and online via Zoom. To attend in person, please register in advance for this meeting here: https://tinyurl.com/In-Person-MRJT-July-2022. To attend via Zoom, please register in advance for this meeting here: https://tinyurl.com/Zoom-MRJT-July-2022After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

 

This program is co-sponsored by Abbot Public Library and the Marblehead Racial Justice Team.

 

For additional information, please visit www.abbotlibrary.org, email mar@noblenet.org, or call 781-631-1481.

 

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