Anand Giridharadas: A Tale of Two Americas

In his TED talk, Anand Giridharadas described the two Americas through the experience of a Bangladeshi immigrant and the American who, in the aftermath of 9/11, targeted him and other immigrants in a fury of murder and hatred. Today, it is more important than ever to examine and understand the two Americas as immigration issues take center stage on the…

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A Visit with Charles M. Blow

As a New York Times Op-Ed columnist since 2008, Charles Blow shares his perspectives on politics, public opinion and social justice in America today. He has been ranked on The Root’s list of the 100 most influential African-Americans and is the author of a stirring memoir, Fire Shut Up in My Bones (2014). Saturday, February 18, 2017 • 2:00 p.m.…

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Hidden Figures

More than half a century ago, three brilliant African American women crossed all gender and race barriers to launch John Glenn and the United States into space.  Their untold story is now being told in the feature film Hidden Figures, starring Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer and Janelle Monáe. Join NASA and the Cleveland Public Library in celebrating the stellar…

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32nd Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Program

Monday, January 16, 2017 at 1:00 pm Doors Open to the Public at Noon Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch • 1962 Stokes Boulevard • 216-623-7018 Keynote address presented by Sr. Pastor Shawn Braxton, New Life Cathedral Keynote address presented by Sr. Pastor Shawn Braxton, New Life Cathedral The 2017 Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Program keynote address will be delivered…

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