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Black History Month at NYPL

Things to do Until Sunday February 28 2021
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Time Out says

The New York Public Library is commemorating Black History Month with more than 100 online events and programs, virtual exhibitions, information and educational tools, and reading recommendations to amplify Black voices, history and experiences. 

At The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, check out "Civil Rights Legacies: Martin, Malcolm, Gwen, and Julian" on February 4 at 6:30pm; "Between the Lines: Four Hundred Souls" with Ibram X. Kendi and Keisha N. Blain on February 9 at 7pm; Dr. Michelle Commander will host an event on February 16 for the launch of her book "Unsung: Unheralded Narratives of American Slavery & Abolition"; and "Subversion & The Art of Slavery Abolition" an online exhibit for those interested in archival materials and how abolitionists engaged with the arts to agitate for enslaved people’s liberty.

The Library also has a variety of virtual events planned featuring guest speakers, performances, and materials from its archives. Check out its website for a full schedule.

 

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