Brilliant Baltimore - Accessible Events - Hearing and Speech Agency

Brilliant Baltimore - Accessible Events

As part of HASA's participation as the Access & Inclusion Partner of Brilliant Baltimore, we will be providing interpreting services during the Baltimore Book Festival Speaker Series.  See below for the full schedule:

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 1

1:00 pm | Unsinkable
Jessica Long talks about her journey from Russian orphan to Paralympic athlete
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3:00 pm | The Power of the Ballot
A conversation on the impactful life and legacy of Civil Rights leader Victorine Q. Adams with author Dr. Ida E. Jones
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SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 2  

Noon | What the Eyes Don't See: A Story of Crisis, Resistance, and Hope in an American City 
Pediatrician and author Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha sits down with Dr. Nadia Hashimi to discuss the efforts to reveal, publicize, and fix Flint, Michigan’s water crisis.

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1:30 pm | Black Girl Country
Baltimore poet Nia June reads from her newest anthology
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3:00 pm | Parkland: Birth of a Movement
Dave Cullen and Erricka Bridgeford talk about mass shootings and gun reform
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5:00 pm | Africanfuturism
Marvel comics author Nnedi Okorafor will speak on her experience writing African-based science fiction, fantasy, and magical realism for both children and adults. 
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5:00 pm | The Eyes of Justice
Jim Cabezas recounts his life as an undercover Baltimore police officer cracking down on corrupt politicians all while battling deteriorating eyesight
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SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 3 

Noon | Saving Washington: The Forgotten Story of the Maryland 400 and the Battle of Brooklyn
This little known military engagement and the citizen-soldiers who made the ultimate sacrifice are the inspiration for Chris Formant’s new novel
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1:00 pm | The Long Blink
Award-Winning Investigative Journalist Brian Kuebler Award-winning journalist Brian Kuebler exposes the American trucking industry's rising crash rate through the intimate struggle of Ed Sattler who lost his family after a truck driver fell asleep at the wheel.
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TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 5

5:00 pm | Cooking Demo: Black Girls Cook!
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6:00 pm | Cooking Demo: Carla Hall's Soul Food
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WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 6 

6:00 pm | An Intimate Evening with Hill Harper
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