The Nov. 10, 2019 finale of the Blacks in America: 400 Years Plus trilogy, featured Karine Jean-Pierre, NBC and MSNBC Political Analyst. This event, a University Libraries’ Mary Curtis Horowitz Lecture for Civic Engagement and Social Policy, was part of a three-part trilogy to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the arrival of Africans in the United States. The 400 Years Plus Trilogy explored various aspects of Black experience, struggle and resiliency from historical and current perspectives. It also reflected on Black contributions, identity and progress in the next century, serving as a time and space for fellowship, celebration and inspiration.
The event was sponsored by the Office of Diversity, Inclusion and Equity, Brown School; University Libraries’ Mary Curtis Horowitz Lecture for Civic Engagement and Social Policy.