Historically Speaking: The Economic Impact of COVID-19 on the African American Community

A black-and-white photograph taken at a Black Lives Matter rally in Baltimore, Maryland circa 2015.
Date & Time
Tuesday, February 23, 2021 7:00 pm
Location
Online
Event Type
After Five, Lectures & Discussions, Webcasts & Online
Cost
Free
About this Event

The Museum will host a stimulating discussion about how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the economy and the African American community. Panelists Algernon Austin and Rhonda Sharpe will discuss this economic issue and how the community may prevail with critical interventions. Michael Fletcher of ESPN’s The Undefeated will moderate the discussion.

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Above Image: A black-and-white photograph taken by Sheila Pree Bright at a Black Lives Matter rally in Baltimore, Maryland circa 2015.
From the collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Sheila Pree Bright

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