Presenters will share tips and strategies on what it takes to be an effective leader, leading in the face of adversity, and leading from where you are
Thursday,April 21,2022 2pm
Information Access as a Public Health Issue: The Call to Activism for Black Medical Library Professionals.
Tracie D. Hall, Executive Director American Library Association
Henrietta Lacks Discussion
Featured Speaker Chris Belter
The discussion will conclude with a presentation on February 22 by Chris Belter (He/Him), Program Analyst, Division of Extramural Research, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, US National Institutes of Health. Chris will present Analyzing the Legacy of Henrietta Lacks: HeLa Cell Impact on Research.
In honor of Black History Month and as part of MLA Experience, join AAMLA* for our Words of Wisdom series. This series will feature conversations with seasoned African American Librarians to honor the historical footprint of AAMLA and the African American community.
*Medical Library Association
*African American Medical Librarians Alliance Caucus
Felicia Curry interviews deaf hip hop artist Warren “WAWA” Snipe, an actor & activist who went viral for his American Sign Language interpretation of the “The Star-Spangled Banner” at last year’s Super Bowl. Fashion designer Nikki Hendricks’ collections respond to current events & history, and the Washington Revels Jubilee Voices ensemble works to preserve African American history through music.
America ReFramed | Fannie Lou Hamer's America
Kanopy |Brother Outsider The Life of Freedom Fighter Bayard Rustin
Whether it's 'Bawlmer' or 'Baldamor,' the city's accent is a phonological puzzle. This episode, we invite locals to share their versions of the Baltimore accent, and we bring in linguistics scholars and historians to help make sense of what we're hearing. We even answer the question, 'Is there such a thing as a Spanish Baltimore accent?'