November 2, 2017 6:00pm – 8:00pm
The Black Freedom Struggle against Jim Crow New York is one of the most protracted yet criminally neglected movements for human rights in the USA. Our esteemed panel will unpack this history, approaching how several organizations fought Jim Crow. Tahir Butt will discuss the impact of student politics at CUNY. Brian Purnell will explore CORE in Brooklyn. And Christopher Tinson will examine the radical intellect with Harlem’s Liberator magazine and the black activism of the 1960s.
Cost: FREE with RSVP. First come, first served. For free events, we generally overbook to ensure a full house. All registered seats are released 15 to 30 minutes before start time, so we recommend that you arrive early. Additionally, holding seats in the Langston Hughes Auditorium is strictly prohibited and there is no food or drinks allowed anywhere in the Schomburg Center.
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
515 Malcolm X Boulevard at 135th Street
New York NY 10037