Free Virtual Events at City of Asylum @ Alphabet City
City of Asylum @ Alphabet City, located at 40 West North Avenue, is the permanent home for City of Asylum programming and the arts. It is a home for diverse voices from around the globe – a place where Pittsburgh meets the world and the world meets Pittsburgh. To view all of the events that are scheduled, or to register for an event, visit the Alphabet City website.
On Confederate Statues in America: Connor Towne O’Neill
Wednesday, December 9 from 7:00 to 8:30 pm
Can America overcome the generational effects of 400 years of slavery when monuments honoring Confederate generals and slave traders still stand? That’s the central question in Connor Towne O’Neill‘s new book, Down Along with That Devil’s Bones: A Reckoning with Monuments, Memory, and the Legacy of White Supremacy. O’Neill takes a deep dive in heated conflicts over the attempts to remove monuments to notorious Confederate general Nathan Bedford Forrest and uses these still-raging battles as a lens to examine the legacy of white supremacy in America.