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Virtual event: 12:00 pm CST/1:00 pm EST

January 18, 2021

10:00 am To 3:30 pm

Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day immersed in music, culture, and community. This year’s virtual festival highlights MLK’s dedication to labor and workers’ rights, and these movements’ continued importance today. Enjoy these vibrant programs and activities for all ages. Read more…

Online event: 1:30-3:00 pm EST

January 19, 2021

10:30 am To 12:00 pm

Essence Learning will be hosting a free virtual learning experience called “Diversity in the Workplace: Gen Z and Millennials perspective on racial and ethnic diversity.” This is a platform for three Millennial and Generation Z Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion professionals to share their perspectives on how race and ethnicity impact… Read more…

Online event: 7:00 pm CST/8:00 pm EST

January 21, 2021

5:00 pm To 6:00 pm

Award winning author Nadia Owusu discusses her book about race, family, and identity with Nana Adjei-Brenyah on P&P Live! Heralding a dazzling new writer, Aftershocks joins the likes of Don’t Let’s Go to the Dogs Tonight and William Styron’s Darkness Visible, and does for race identity what Maggie Nelson does… Read more…