events & lectures
A Love Letter to Count Basie
Exhibit, September 26
The T. Thomas Fortune Cultural Center will reopen its doors with the long-awaited exhibit, A Love Letter to Count Basie: From The Great Migration to The Harlem Renaissance. This is the first time the Count Basie collection will be shared publicly since its 2018 acquisition by the Institute for Jazz Studies, the world’s foremost jazz research center, located on the campus of Rutgers University – Newark.
2020 Election and Beyond Podcast (on Merrittocracy)
In this episode, Dr. Greason explains how we should not become solely focused on the upcoming election, but instead see the broader picture and honor the successes of the MOVEMENT. He discusses his experiences as a multi-cultural organizer and lays out a brilliant plan to help save higher education, all while improving the quality of teaching and lowering the cost.
STL in ATL (Virtual Event)
Innovative approaches, authentic applications, and research-based teaching and assessment methods to fully prepare for our current educational landscape. I will be leading two workshops on:
STEAM: UX Design for Elementary Classrooms
Equity in College Preparatory Curricula
What's Past is Present
August 4 @7:30pm
Join experts on race, segregation and economic justice to learn about housing and racial inequality in our communities and how local history can inform our present racial justice work.