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Changing Communities, Black Woodstock, Black Panthers and Activism

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Black Woodstock Conversations

Time Out Says

A conversation with community members who built Harlem using Black Woodstock as a springboard to explore the current state of the community.

As part of a series of events honoring the 50th Anniversary of the Harlem Cultural Festival, also known as Black Woodstock, the Schomburg Center will be hosting a panel discussion about the state of Harlem as a community. Using Black Woodstock, and specifically the performance by Sly & The Family Stone that kicked off the series of concers, as a springboard to look at how things have changed over the decades. The panel will feature attendees of the event, current/former Black Panthers, current/former members of the NYPD and local city representatives. Panelist will cover many topics including how we can work to address the problems of racial injustice that are still prevalent. 


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