COMING THIS SUNDAY @ 11:30AM! Lawrence Jackson, Bloomberg Distinguished Professor of English and history at Johns Hopkins University, will lead an open class, "Introduction to African American Studies", available for free to the Greater Baltimore community, as part of the Helena Hicks Emancipation School (Location: St. James on the Square, 1020 W Lafayette Ave, Baltimore, MD)
About the class:
Honoring Baltimore's living legend Helena Hicks, who as a Morgan State University student led the 1955 sit-in movement at Read's Drugstore, the Fall 2021 Helena Hicks Emancipation School (formerly the HH Speaker Series) is a three-part mini-course featuring 45-minute presentations from the Johns Hopkins faculty. These open community classes are digests of standing JHU courses, customized for broad audience engagement.