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The Crisis in Black Education: Then, Now, and Speculative Conclusions
In honor of Black History Month, the African American Museum & Library at Oakland will be hosting a discussion with civil rights leader and education activist Oscar Wright on the crisis in Black education.
The event includes a 12:00 p.m. screening of Not For Sale: The Oscar C. Wright Story, a compilation of interviews conducted by the late great actor and playwright Michael Lange with Oscar Wright.
The film screening is followed at 1:30 p.m by a discussion on Black education with Oscar Wright and AAMLO's chief curator and historian Rick Moss.