Representation in Film and Television #TheNext400

In 1964, Sidney Poitier broke down barriers when he became the first black male to win the Academy Award for Best Actor. How far has America come with representation in film and television since his achievement? With the Oscars now in the books, which steps are still needed to achieve equality on-screen and behind the scenes. Join the discussion! Moderator:…

Recommended Reading – Community Policing #TheNext400

Here are a few titles for your next book club. Cleveland Public Library has curated a list of recommended reads that highlight the angst stemming from community policing, told from a Black perspective. These reads are in partnership with Cleveland 19’s The Next 400 series. The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas More Recommended Reading