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A Community Conversation: The Power of Public Monuments in a Time of Racial Reckoning

When: August 24, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Ages allowed: All Ages
Cost: Free
A Community Conversation: The Power of Public Monuments in a Time of Racial Reckoning

Monday, August 24, 2020 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

As calls for the removal of public monuments intensify, what questions should we be asking of ourselves? What impact will today’s decisions have on our national memory, identity, and drive to shape a more just and equitable way forward?

Register here: https://bit.ly/2YldN9g

You can also watch on Facebook Live @friendsofthepublicgarden

Renée Ater
Associate Professor Emerita of American Art at University of Maryland and Visiting Professor, Brown University.

David W. Blight
Sterling Professor of History and Director of the Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition at Yale University.

Karen Holmes Ward
WCVB Director of Public Affairs and Host of “CityLine.”
Moderator

Media Sponsors:
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Sponsored by the Partnership to Renew the Shaw 54th Memorial:
National Park Service
City of Boston
Friends of the Public Garden
Museum of African American History