Aaron Maybin at CreativeMornings Baltimore, April 2016. Free events like this one are hosted every month in dozens of cities. Discover hundreds of talks from the world’s creative community at https://creativemornings.com/talks
MD State Senate Candidate Angela Angel holds a conversation with Baltimore community leaders during the Baltimore School Heat Crisis which spawned Operation Heat. Baltimore art & literacy teacher Aaron Maybin, formerly of the NFL, discusses how he used his social media to voice his dismay in 40 degree temperatures and students without coats.
Aaron Maybin is barely 30 years old and yet he has lived a number of experiences that make both his work and his thinking far beyond his years. Maybin, a former NFL first round draft pick, artist, writer, father, and teacher offers critiques and analysis on the church, politics, education policy, and criminal justice reform just to name a few, through a lens of a young man coming of age at a period in America’s history as pivotal as the Civil Rights era of the 1960’s. A native of Baltimore, Aaron was front and center when his hometown erupted into chaos following the death of a young man in police custody.
The Nation-Jan 25,2018
We speak to him about his own personal journey as well as issues of race, class, and education facing Baltimore.
Baltimore Sun-Jan 9, 2018
Aaron Maybin sat in a West Baltimore elementary school library that was recently without heat and boomed a question at five students: “Do you …