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Black History Month Event

Black History Month Event

02/24/2021 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Black History Month (February)

The History Department and Commemoration Committee invite you to a Black History Month event.

Join us Wednesday, February 24 at 12:30PM for a free virtual tour of the New-York Historical Society exhibit “Black Citizenship in the Age of Jim Crow”.

Based on¬†the¬†New-York Historical Society’s¬†2018-19 exhibition, this virtual presentation explores¬†Black¬†Americans’ struggle for equality under¬†the¬†law from 1865 through World War I. Learn about both Southern and Northern roles¬†in¬†this dark chapter¬†of¬†our history as well as¬†Black¬†New Yorkers‚Äô organizing and community-building¬†in¬†the¬†face¬†of¬†discrimination.

This event is open to everyone in the CCM community. RSVP to commemoration@ccm.edu for the Zoom link, which will be provided the week of the event.