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Get Lit: Black Optimism with Greg Moore

Date(s): Thursday, February 4, 2021, 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Phoenix MST
Genre and Form(s): Community, Human Rights, Race, Social Justice
Cost: Free

About this Event

Spirited Conversation. Literary Culture. Normally every 1st Thursday at Valley Bar. Online During COVID-19. 

This Month: Black Optimism with Greg Moore!

What is our lived experience of racism? How does it affect our mental health? How much energy do we lose just worrying about our family’s safety? How does racism get inside of our heads? How do we get it out? What can we do to stay optimistic and focused on progress? How do we make sure that all voices are included in the conversation? What are some positive actions that we can take to redistribute resources and advance our community?

This month, join author, sports writer, and award-winning opinion journalist for the Arizona Republic Greg Moore for a conversation on racism, mental health, and staying optimistic at Get Lit, Thursday, February 4, 2021 from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Phoenix MST on Zoom. 

Please notewhile this event is free and open to the public, you must register through Eventbrite to receive the Zoom link. Space is first-come, first-served. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. Attendance may be capped at 30 guests in order to allow everyone the opportunity to speak. Registrations do not guarantee or reserve seats. The Zoom link will be sent two days and two hours before the meeting. If you have any questions or require different forms of access, please reach out to Coordinator Senior Jake Friedman at

About the Author

Photograph of Greg Moore
Greg Moore, Arizona Republic opinion journalist, is a Black thought leader who gets radically honest about topics other people won’t touch. He’s been writing about race, culture, sports and politics for 15 years, including a three-year, award-winning stretch for the Republic.