LBS Members have extensive expertise in a broad range of academic disciplines and subject matters. We are happy to work with small and large community groups, learning facilities, and institutions on your upcoming events. With advanced notice we can be available to service you as:
With our proven track record as public speakers, educators, and poetry/debate coaches, we are confident we can create talks that meet and even exceed your expectations.
This talk is designed to help students, educators, civic leaders and activists identify more clearly what authentic Black Leadership is.
We discuss and lift up the intellectual work of Black people that often is not read by the more prominent Black public intellectuals.
Learn about the difference between womanist theory and sexism; the role and impact of women in African societies; and the impact of Black women in the United States.
From Ella Baker’s theories of horizontal organizing to John Henrik Clarke’s vision of the role of history, LBS’ work is a reflection of Black academic and historical traditions. Our talks seek to educate community members on Black history by showing how it is applied to today’s social movements.
We provide historical context that can better inform how activist approach their work.
LBS’ experience as political advocates dedicated to community self-determination gives us an unique perspective of established norms that hinder social justice. Our talks present our specific vision of community empowerment to expand our audience’s vision of political possibilities.
This is a reading literacy program that teaches students reading tricks and shows their level of comprehension by making musical summaries of the texts they have examined.
This is a spoken word infused series of lectures that is intended for adjudicated and/or at-risk teens who want to return home from a correctional facility.
This is a performance infused workshop, lecture, or seminar for students 6-12th grade to learn about the power of Hip Hop and Spoken Word.
Customize a lecture or workshop for artivists that examines effective programming, targeted impacts, and the long-term significance of art and culture produced by and for people of color.
The economy, culture, and political realities of Baltimore have made the city unique. These talks seek to show how a past look of Baltimore can create a historical context that students and professionals can apply in their work engaging the social and political dynamics of one of America’s most complex cities.
From producing championship debaters to creating unique legislation, LBS has acquired unique research, speaking, and even specific note-taking skills to facilitate our work. In sharing these skills, we hope to offer the tools of trades we have acquired to empower the work of students, teachers, and professionals.