Black Lives Matter programs provide a safe space for our community to discuss important issues related to racism, racial equity, and racial justice. These programs explore Black lives and experiences on a greater spectrum, providing access to quality resources and exposure to new perspectives. These programs give our community the educational tools to move toward racial equity and justice in Mecklenburg County.

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About this initiative:

September 2020 – Charlotte Mecklenburg Library announces a system-wide initiative to provide materials and educate the community on social justice and racial equity themes. The program, titled simply Black Lives Matter, includes book clubs, learning circles, book talks, and discussion groups. Customers can discover a calendar of events, booklists, Library statements, and other content related to the current issues of systemic racism here.