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Black Lives Matter-Newark Panel Discussion

  • Newark Public Library 5 Washington Street Newark, NJ, 07102 United States (map)

Ali McBride, NJ Dept. of Corrections

A panel discussion on the community's challenges and triumphs in the areas of mental health, LGBTQ issues, incarceration, education and community activism.

Black Lives Matter-Newark is an in-depth examination of why Black Lives Matter in Newark and other communities like Newark, from the perspective of individuals who work in the trenches of social activism, mental health, law enforcement and education. At the end of the discussion, panelists will give “Action Steps” in their particular areas, that you can take to improve your own lives and the lives of your family members and friends.

Dr. Adwoa Akhu, Psychologist /Author
Antoinette Baskerville-Richardson, Chief Education Officer, City of Newark
Bryan Epps, Political Activist/ Member, National Black Lives Matter Movement
Gary Paul Wright, Executive Director, African American Office of Gay Concerns