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Ibram X. Kendi on "How to Be an Antiracist" (Virtual Event)

Ibram X. Kendi on "How to Be an Antiracist" (Virtual Event)

**Register for this free virtual conversation with Dr. Kendi by visiting KendiPGC.eventbrite.com 
The Ruth Enlow Library of Garrett County will be a co-presenter for this special event along with many other Maryland public libraries. (Hosted by Prince George's County Memorial Library System.)

"2019 Guggenheim Fellow and New York Times bestselling author Ibram X. Kendi will discuss his renowned book “How to Be an Antiracist” on Monday, July 20 at 7:00 p.m. with Dr. Charlene M. Dukes, president of Prince George’s Community College. Dr. Dukes is the first African-American woman to serve as president of the College and has 30 years of progressive leadership experience and administrative responsibility in higher education. The conversation will be streamed live online on Crowdcast, Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter/Periscope, and will air on PGCC TV on a later date." 

~ Frequently Asked Questions ~
Do I live to live in Maryland or Prince George's County to participate?
No, this is a virtual event that is open to the public, regardless of residency.

Will Dr. Kendi appear in-person in Prince George's County?
No, this is a virtual event only.

Is there a cap on attendance?
There is no maximum capacity for the Facebook, YouTube, and
Twitter/Periscope streams.

When will I receive the direct broadcast links?
The direct links will be emailed to all registrants by Friday, July 17.

How can I request an accommodation?
Please contact pr@pgcmls.info by Friday, July 17 with accommodation requests.

Will this event be captioned?
Yes, there will be live captions for this event. Additional details will be provided with the broadcast links by Friday, July 17.


This special event is presented by a consortium of organizations based in Prince George’s County and Maryland, including Joe’s Movement Emporium, Prince George’s County Memorial Library System and PGCMLS Foundation, Prince George’s Community College’s Center for Performing Arts, Prince George’s County Human Relations Commission, and Maryland State Library, with generous support from Wells Fargo.

Ibram X. Kendi’s appearance is supported in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services, through the Library Services and Technology Act, administered by the Maryland State Library. The following Maryland public libraries are co-presenters of this virtual event: Allegany County Library System, Anne Arundel County Public Library, Calvert Library, Caroline County Public Library, Carroll County Public Library, Charles County Public Library, Enoch Pratt Free Library, Howard County Library System, Kent County Public Library, and the Ruth Enlow Library of Garrett County.