From Spirituals to Symphonies: African Americans in Classical Music

Join us for a special concert celebrating Black History Month featuring the music of Harry T. Burleigh. Burleigh broke new ground in classical music in the late 1800’s setting spiritual themes in classical music forms, allowing others significant composers to follow.  

Anti-Racism Learning Circle

Join us in dialogue and active listening as we explore anti-racist ideas and practices in the current context. Come ready to have brave conversations and become a better ally to communities of color. All ages welcome! Choose any or all of the recommended materials to read, watch, or listen to. Email pcharry@krl.org if you need assistance accessing these materials or joining the Zoom room. July 14: Diversity in Publishing Recommended resources: Read: "Diversity In Book Publishing Isn't Just About Writers — Marketing Matters, Too" - Jean Ho (NPR Code Switch) Watch: "The Stream - On the margins: Diversity in publishing" (Al Jazeera English) Listen:  "Episode 22: Finding a Range of Diverse Books with Dr. Krista Aronson" - Saadia Faruqi (Lifelines: Books that Bridge the Divide) Curious about topics and recommendations shared during a previous session? Click the "Anti-Racism Resources" button on this page.
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