The History And Future Of Youth Protest | WYPR

The History And Future Of Youth Protest

Jul 24, 2020

A 7,000-square-foot mural honoring Breonna Taylor, who was killed in March by police in her Louisville apartment, was painted in a park in Annapolis. The mural was created in partnership with the Banneker-Douglass Museum, the Maryland Commission on African American History and Culture, and Future History Now.
Credit Banneker-Douglass Museum

From gun control to climate change to racial justice, young people are taking action to change the world - organizing marches and rallies, social media campaigns, lobbying lawmakers. What can young people learn from leaders from the past? How can storytelling play a role? Ahead of the Banneker-Douglass Museum's virtual conference for young people, we speak to David Fakunle, chair of the Maryland Lynching Truth and Reconciliation Commission.

Learn more and register for the Third Annual Youth Conference - July 31 from 10-2 pm - here