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Steward Speakers Series kickoff

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Steward Speakers will begin its 35th year with an in-person and virtual discussion led by Roland Martin and featuring Alicia Garza, cofounder of Black Lives Matter Global Network and strategy and partnerships director for the National Domestic Workers Alliance, and Eddie S. Glaude Jr., culture critic, intellectual and author of “Democracy in Black: How Race Still Enslaves the American Soul” and “Shade of Blue: Pragmatism and the Politics of Black America.”

The conversation will begin at 7 p.m. Oct. 29 and will be livestreamed to the Indianapolis Recorder Facebook page.

Rev. William J. Barber II of the Poor People’s Campaign will be the featured speaker at 7 p.m. Nov. 5 at Warren Central High School Performing Arts Center. The event also will be livestreamed on the Indianapolis Recorder Facebook page.

Barber is the leader of the Moral Movement, which started in 2013 with weekly Moral Monday protests at North Carolina General Assembly. In 2018, Barber relaunched the Poor People’s Campaign, which began under Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in 1968.

Tickets are available at stewardspeakers.org.

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Feb. 10, 2022 — Dondré Whitfield, actor and Emmy Award nominee, The Manhood Tour

March 24, 2022 — Melissa Harris-Perry, academic, TV host and author, Black Women in America

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