On Monday, May 29 (Memorial Day), Hennepin County libraries are closed.
It's been called one of the most vibrant protest movements in recent history, and it's attracted its share of critics, as well. Join Macalester Professor Duchess Harris as she talks about the historical roots of the Black Lives Matter movement in this three-part event series at Hosmer Library:
See related materials: #BlackLivesMatter books for Kids, Teens and Adults.
Other upcoming library events related to black history:
A Good Time for the Truth panel discussion at Minneapolis Central Library, Wednesday, Sept. 21, 6:30 p.m.
Untold Stories of Black Baseball in Minnesota at East Lake Library, Tuesday, Sept. 27, 6:30 p.m.
History Comes Alive: Emily O. Goodridge Grey at Ridgedale Library, Thursday, Sept. 29 and North Regional Library, Saturday, Oct. 8
Activism and Anthropology: A Reading and Dialogue About Race, Immigration and War at Minneapolis Central Library, Thursday, Nov. 17, 7 p.m.
Play by Play: Recalling Minnesotans and The Negro Baseball League at Minneapolis Central Library, Thursday, Nov. 17, 7 p.m.