the 2019 bridging the gap annual Conference

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Theodore r. Johnson, III

On May 3rd, Carroll Citizens for Racial Equality held the 2019 Bridging the Gap Annual Conference titled, Respect, Racism, & Patriotism: Talking About Taking a Knee. Our keynote speaker was Dr. Theodore R. Johnson, III.

CCRE thanks the Community Media Center for filming Dr. Johnson’s talk with conference attendees.

ccre bridging the gap annual conference

At the CCRE Annual Conference, we bring the community together to explore and learn about issues related to race and equality in Carroll County and the U.S.

The conference consists of presentations and panel discussions by members of our community, as well as a keynote speaker. The keynote speaker of our 2018 CCRE Annual Conference was Dr. Angela Putman.

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Warren Dorsey and Jack McBride White at the 2018 Conference

The grandson of a slave, Warren Dorsey rose from poverty, survived war, and overcame racism in segregated Sykesville, Maryland. At our 2018 annual conference, Dorsey and Jack McBride White, author of “In Carrie’s Footprints: The Long Walk of Warren Dorsey,” discuss Dorsey's life.

photos from the 2017 ccre annual conference