On Thursday, May 10th, from 7 to 9 p.m., Open Society Institute-Baltimore, in collaboration with Baltimore Ceasefire and the University of Baltimore College of Public Affairs, will host the next Talking About Race event, “Mothers of the Movement Speak,” a town hall discussion led by mothers who have lost children to police and gun violence, at the University of Baltimore H. Mebane Turner Learning Commons.
The event will feature a panel discussion and Q&A with Samaria Rice, mother of Tamir Rice; Gwen Carr, mother of Eric Garner; and Marion Gray-Hopkins, mother of Gary Albert Hopkins, Jr. and director of Movement of Concerned Mothers, and moderated by Bakari Kitwana, author and founder of Rap Sessions. Participants will then break into smaller groups for more in-depth discussions, moderated by Baltimore Ceasefire.
This event is free and open to the public. Please register here.Go to baltimoreceasefire.com to see more events connected to Baltimore Ceasefire weekend May 11 to 13.