"The Strike That Changed New York"

Jerald Podair (The Strike That Changed New York: Blacks, Whites, and the Ocean Hill–Brownsville Crisis), Clarence Taylor (Knocking at Our Own Door: Milton A. Galamison and the Struggle to Integrate New York City Schools) and others discuss the United Federation of Teachers strike in 1968, a race-fueled controversy that centered on the Ocean Hill–Brownsville district of Brooklyn and resulted in a citywide school closure for more than a month.


Event phone: 917-492-3395
Event website: http://mcny.org