Sunday Platform
February 17, 2019

“Racial Justice Beyond the Self – a two-part talk”

Join us for this two-part talk: “A Time When I Stood Up” with celeste doaks and “A Guest in the Conversation” with Dr. Karl Henzy.

February 12, 2019

Evolution and Sharks! Celebrate Darwin’s Birthday!

Celebrate the birthday of Charles Darwin with the Baltimore Coalition of Reason!

Sunday Platform
February 10, 2019

“Ethical Eating”

Discussions about the food we eat can be intense and divisive. Hugh Taft-Morales shares his unfinished personal journey into this ethical thicket.

Sunday Platform
February 3, 2019

“Frederick Douglass and the Ethics of Equality”

Frederick Douglass is known as an abolitionist, advocate of racial equality and feminist supporter. However, his life is a statement about the practice of ethics as a vocation, avocation and provocation.

January 27, 2019

Book discussion on Good and Mad by Rebecca Traister

Our leader Hugh is co-hosting with member Ann Litke at her home a book discussion of Good and Mad: The Revolutionary Power of Women’s Anger, by Rebecca Traister

Sunday Platform
January 27, 2019

“The Weight of History”

In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day and February’s Black History Month, Hugh Taft-Morales will explore the weight of history.

January 21, 2019

Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade

Join BES and march in Baltimore’s MLK Parade!

Sunday Platform
January 20, 2019

“The Moral Arc of Justice: 400 Years of Shifting Narratives and Sparking Genius”

Dr. Whitehead will discuss how the arc that Dr. King and Theodore Parker talked about is still bending and moving slowly toward justice.

January 19, 2019

Book discussion of Before the Mayflower: A History of Black America

To mark the 400th year since Africans were brought against their will to the British Colonies, Hugh Taft-Morales will host a book discussion of Before the Mayflower: A History of Black America by Lerone Bennett Jr.

Sunday Platform
January 13, 2019

“The Encampment for Citizenship: An Experience in Participatory Democracy”

The Encampment for Citizenship, founded in 1946 by Ethical Culture Leader Algernon D. Black and Alice (“Nanny”) Pollitzer, a prominent civic leader, offered an opportunity for “young adults of many religious, racial, social and national backgrounds” to learn “the principles and techniques of citizenship… through lived experience.”

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