Recommended Reading: Black Liberation, Organization Strategy, and the History of Discrimination in the United States

Black Lives Matter has given the black community a unified voice since 2013. However, protests and the fight for equality in the United States for people of color extend back further than this decade. Below are recommended titles from our Center for Local and Global History department which help bring historical context to the black liberation movements, the organization strategies,…

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Own a Unique Piece of Artwork by Legendary Comics Creator Sina Grace!

The best-laid schemes of mice and men go often askew Robert Burns, poet Before the closures due to the pandemic, the Ohio Center for the Book at Cleveland Public Library had planned a series of workshops and lectures in collaboration with Free Comic Book Day 2020 at Carol & John’s Comic Book Shop in Cleveland, Ohio. (The same business highlighted by Gov. Dewine for…

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Count on Us: Undercounted Communities

Have you filled out your Census? Cleveland Public Library wants to make sure more people do. According to completecountcle.org, the city of Cleveland ranks last among big cities when it comes to responding to the Census. From June to October, the Library will tackle hot button topics to educate the community on the importance of the Census. The discussions will take…

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