Education & Community

Book Giveaway & Meet the Author

Author Sheletta Brundidge, known as Minnesota’s Autism Mom, is giving away hundreds of copies of her new best-selling book, Daniel Finds His Voice.

The book, which was recently featured on CBS This Morning, sold out two days after its release and is currently on reprint. It was written to help raise awareness about the impact that music has for children with special needs. The storyline is based on her son's connection to one special song that went viral in the summer of 2019.  Read more about Book Giveaway & Meet the Author

Staying in the Fight

Representative John Lewis, a civil rights activist who fought alongside Dr. King called on all Americans to get in the fight and stay in the fight. In this program, influential Black leaders discuss their groundbreaking work: delivering innovative solutions all the while challenging activists and allies alike to get in and stay in the fight for racial equity. Read more about Staying in the Fight

HBCU Legacy of Leadership

From Dr. King to Kamala Harris, Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) produce Black American leaders and legends who advance our society. This panel discussion will explore the origin story of HBCUs, how they are critical to the health of our communities, and how local civil rights leaders like Roy Wilkins and Marvel Cook advocated for HBCUs in the North. Read more about HBCU Legacy of Leadership

Acting on Dr. King’s Call

How does Dr. King’s message regarding “creative maladjustment” relate to generations of institutional racism faced by African Americans? Three local leaders explore how Black Minnesotans have refused to normalize injustice and inequality and are responding today with action, innovation, and persistence. Read more about Acting on Dr. King’s Call


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