When:
Thursday, Feb 09, 2023 6:00p -
7:00p

Where:
GBH Studio at the Boston Public Library
700 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02116

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Admission:
FREE

Hosted by:
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Categories:
History, Social Good

Event website:
https://www.wgbh.org/events/the-state-of-race-embrace-changemakers-then-now

The State of Race is a series of in-person and virtual forums about race and racial inequality produced in partnership with GBH, GBH WORLD, NAACP Boston, and The Boston GlobeLearn more about the series.

The second forum in 2023 follows the unveiling of “The Embrace” sculpture in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Coretta Scott King, The State of Race profiles past Boston civil rights luminaries and how their legacies continue to impact leaders in Massachusetts today.

Join us at the GBH BPL Studio on Thursday, February 9th at 6pm for The State of Race: Embrace Changemakers Then & Now, a conversation hosted by Paris Alston, co-host of GBH’s Morning Edition, with panelists Imari Paris Jeffries, Executive Director of Embrace Boston; Tanisha M. Sullivan, President of NAACP Boston; Jha Amazi, Principal of MASS Design Group and architect of Embrace; and Adrian Walker, The Boston Globe Columnist/Associate Editor. They’ll discuss historic protests, lived experience and important connections inspiring transformative change happening now in Boston and beyond.

Tickets to both the in-person and the virtual experience are free, but reservations are required.

Here are two options for tickets:

Attend in person from from 6-7pm at the GBH Studio at the Boston Public Library, Central Branch in Copley Square.

Attend virtually from 6-7pm. Register for this event now and we will send you a link to live stream the event.

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