Hackerman Best & Next Series: Karamo Brown (Online)

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Presented by Enoch Pratt Free Library. FREE tickets for Zoom Webinar and Facebook Live go on sale September 16 at 9am. Click here to register.

Karamo Brown will be in conversation with Heidi Daniel, Enoch Pratt Free Library CEO & President.

Karamo Brown is a three-time Emmy Winner and Culture Expert on the Netflix reboot of Queer Eye. For the Hackerman Best & Next Series, Karamo Brown will speak to growth through uncomfortable conversations and using one’s uniqueness to create success. His memoir, Karamo: My Story of Embracing Purpose, Healing, and Hope, explores how the challenges in his own life have allowed him to forever transform the lives of those in need. In addition to his TV work, he’s a podcast host and children’s author. Beginning his television career in 2004 as a housemate on the MTV hit reality series The Real World, Brown was the first openly-gay African- American in the history of reality television. Karamo was the recipient of the 2018 Human Rights Campaign Visibility Award. He was also invited by the Obama Administration to work with the White House to create policy and legislation supporting LGBTQ youth and their allies after school hours. Karamo worked as a licensed social worker for over a decade before transitioning into media.

Send questions for Karamo Brown to events@prattlibrary.org by September 29 to be answered during the live program.

ASL interpretation will be available to attendees.

Visit https://www.theivybookshop.com/ to order your copy of Karamo: My Story of Embracing Purpose, Healing, and Hope.

Presented by Enoch Pratt Free Library with support from: The Ruth Enlow Library, Carroll County Public Library, Prince George's County Memorial Library System, Worcester County Library, Anne Arundel County Public Library, Howard County Library System.

This lecture is made possible by the Hackerman Foundation.