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Writers LIVE! Ben Jealous

Ben Jealous, former national NAACP president and CEO, will reflect on race in America and offer his thoughts on how to address the country’s social and political issues. Ben Jealous will be joined in conversation by WBAL NewsRadio talk show host C4. 

Ben Jealous is the president of the Sierra Club,  president of People For the American Way, and a professor at the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Social Policy and Practice.  He is the former president and CEO of the NAACP (2008-2013) and was the 2018 Democratic nominee for governor of Maryland.  

C4 (Clarence Mitchell IV) is a talk show host on WBAL NewsRadio 1090 AM and 101.5 FM.  He is a former Maryland State Senator. 

  • This FREE event will be presented in-person and virtually.   
  • To attend in person we strongly encourage you to register here.
  • Free parking vouchers are available to program attendees who park at the Franklin Street Garage (15 W. Franklin Street) .  Ask Pratt event staff for your parking voucher prior to or after the program.  
  • Books sales provided by Urban Reads Bookstore

Saturday, January 14 at 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Central Library, Wheeler Auditorium
400 Cathedral Street, Baltimore, MD 21201

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Writers LIVE!, Black History, Virtual Event

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Writers LIVE at the Library

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Emily Levine, Manager of Adult Services

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