Newton Free Library: The Asian American Experience – Reflections of an Historian and an Artist

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The session will deepen our understanding of the Asian American experience through an interactive dialogue Lisong Liu and Wen-ti Tsen. They will cover: The historical perspective of Asian immigrants The complexities of the Asian-American experience Asian cultural heritage, community activism against racism and the cross-racial solidarity through art Lisong Liu is professor of history at Massachusetts…

Newton Free Library presents: COVID-19 and Structural Racism

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The COVID19 pandemic has laid bare the deep racial and economic inequities that persist in U.S. society, providing a crucial opportunity for reflection, reckoning and repair. Structural racism continues to permeate all institutions, including the U.S. healthcare system, which has led to inequitable rates of COVID19 infection and death among low-income people and communities of…

Newton Free Library presents: Create Your Own Comics

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Do you like Dogman, Narwhal & Jelly or the Babysitters Club? Come learn about how to make your own comics! We will meet on the first two Wednesdays evenings: February through June. Learn about the ways you can make your comics go KA-POW! as we write, draw, and share. Join us for this beginner's creative writing workshop for children in third and fourth grade. A…

Newton Free Library presents: Create Your Own Comics

ONLINE

Do you like Dogman, Narwhal & Jelly or the Babysitters Club? Come learn about how to make your own comics! We will meet on the first two Wednesdays evenings: February through June. Learn about the ways you can make your comics go KA-POW! as we write, draw, and share. Join us for this beginner's creative writing workshop for children in third and fourth grade. A…