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OEHR Anne Arundel County Countywide Book Study: Madness Race and Insanity in a Jim Crow Asylum

February 27 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join the Office of Equity and Human Rights (OEHR) for a virtual Lunch and Learn event to celebrate National Black History Month on Tuesday, February 27, 2024, at noon. Asha Smith, director of the Office of Equity and Human Rights, will host a virtual countywide book study with author and NBC News correspondent Antonia Hylton. Antonia is the author of “Madness: Race and Insanity in a Jim Crow Asylum.” In this book, she recounts the 93-year-old history of Crownsville Hospital, one of the last segregated asylums where records still exist and whose campus still stands today in Anne Arundel County, Maryland.

Madness: Race and Insanity in a Jim Crow Asylum is available at Park Books and other retailers nationwide.

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Date:
February 27
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Website:
https://aacounty.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_ckNUIZjMRVyUhjdBpmFUfw#/registration