Join the Public Library of Cincinnati & Hamilton County for the inaugural Mary S. Stern Lecture featuring attorney and human rights activist Bryan Stevenson. Bryan Stevenson is one of the country's most visionary legal thinkers and social justice advocates. A MacArthur fellow and founder of the Equal Justice Initiative, Stevenson is a founding leader of the movement against mass incarceration in the U.S. He recently spearheaded the opening of the Legacy Museum and the National Memorial for Peace and Justice, the first national memorial to victims of white supremacy. He is the author of the New York Times bestseller Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption.