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Wednesday, September 23, 2020

In the months since Breonna Taylor and George Floyd were killed by police officers in Louisville and Minneapolis, more than 25 million Americans have participated in Black Lives Matter protests in more than 4,000 cities and towns, in every state in the country. Millions more people have joined protests globally. By most accounts, Black Lives Matter is the largest social movement in U.S. history. This presentation will explore the founding of Black Lives Matter and discuss how today's movement grew out of the civil rights movement of the 1950s and 1960s. Presented by Dr.

| Grantham, NH

NOTE: This program has been canceled.

Virtual | Bedford, NH

THIS IS AN ONLINE PROGRAM: Everyone knows that there's "something about lighthouses" that gives them broad appeal, but their vital role in our history and culture is little appreciated. Our early nation was built on maritime economy, and lighthouses were part of the system that made that possible. Due to automation, traditional lighthouse keeping is a way of life that has faded into the past.