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Join these celebrated thinkers for a conversation about abolition and a pivotal era in American history. Remembering the 70s and 80s: A Bygone Brooklyn Wed, Nov 28, 6: Photographs,tell the story of a gritty borough all but lost today.
Racioppo is joined by two who remember: Resisting the Suburbanization of the City Thu, Nov 29, 6: Pictured clockwise from top: He works with individuals and communities that range from veterans to gangs. Shaun Leonardo uses participatory performance to similarly explore vulnerability, power, and loss.
In an evening that includes both demonstration and discussion, these two innovators explore their cutting-edge work and the power of performance to confront social issues. Spend the evening listening to a curated selection of interviews which together paint a first-hand picture of how Muslims have both shaped and been shaped by life in Brooklyn.
From ship fitters and soldiers, to profiteers and pacifists, Strausbaugh shares the story of how this costly conflict played out on the streets of New York, and how its consequences paved the way for the city to become the global capital it is today.
January Fifty Years and Counting: Hear past voices from the front lines of this history, including Charles Isaacs, former teacher and author of Inside Ocean Hill—Brownsville A Teacher's Education,and Monifa Edwards, the valedictorian at the school that started it all, JHS The Community Control Movement and its Legacy.
Presented in partnership with Brooklyn Movement Center. On Fury and Feminism: The Revolutionary Power of Women's Anger. She is joined in conversation by writer and journalist Julie Scelfo.
Melaku of the Institute for Research on the African Diaspora in the Americas and the Caribbean, will reflect on the implications of the midterm elections, given the successes and setbacks of women and people of color as candidates, and the evolving nature of participation and representation in American politics.
Wells Wed, Jan 23, 6: Wells, born into slavery in and freed by the Emancipation Proclamation, devoted her life to the fight against racism, sexism and anti-black violence.
Hear her story as told by Paula J. Wells and the Campaign Against Lynching. Debbie Almontaser, author of Leading While Muslim: Petty Crimes and Petty Laws: Presented in partnership with the Brooklyn Community Bail Fund.
This act of violence propelled Judge J. Waties Waring, who presided over the criminal case brought against the sheriff, to take on landmark civil rights cases, including some that laid the groundwork for the legal milestone Brown v.
Revisit this history with Judge Richard Gergel, who today sits on Judge Waring's bench and recounts this story in his book Unexampled Courage: The Blinding of Sgt. Moderated by legal scholar Leon Friedman.
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