The Lewis Jumps Into National Debate on Race with Talks & Thoughts Forum


Date: August 16, 2017

Contact: LaDawn Black

                                                                        Telephone: 443-263-1812





Talks & Thoughts: The Long Arm of History:

Monuments and Statues Really Do Matter



Who:      Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History & Culture


What:     Talks & Thoughts: The Long Arm of History - Monuments and Statues Really Do Matter


Where:   Reginald F. Lewis Museum, 830 E. Pratt St., Baltimore, MD


When:    Saturday, August 19th at 2:00pm


Why:      A panel presentation and community discussion about the impact and meaning of the violence in Charlottesville; the rise of white supremacy and white nationalism; and what the removal of our four Confederate statues means for Baltimore. Dr. Karsonya (Kaye) Wise Whitehead of Loyola University will moderate a conversation between our three "talkers" and the community around this topic.


Admission: This is a free event. RSVP



About the Reginald F. Lewis Museum

The Reginald F. Lewis Museum is Maryland’s largest museum dedicated to the State’s African American experience. A Smithsonian affiliate, the museum engages visitors through its permanent and special exhibitions, resource center, as well as programs such as its film series, live music performances, and family programming. Talks & Thoughts is a new community-centric public forum offering barbershop-style open discourse on current events that have an impact on the African American community. For more information visit and follow us on IG/ Twitter @lewismuseum.