Panel Discussion: The NAACP at 110
In the room where it all began—Henry Street Settlement’s historic dining room—“We Call Upon the Believers in Democracy: The NAACP at 110” will explore the origin of the NAACP and how the organization has evolved, endured, and raised debate over the past 110 years.
Wednesday, May 29, 2019 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Henry Street Settlement, 265 Henry Street, New York City.
Panel discussion will feature:
Dominique Jean-Louis, public historian of African American history & Caribbean immigration, project curatorial historian at the New-York Historical Society, and PhD candidate at New York University
Robyn C. Spencer, historian, professor at City University of New York, and author of The Revolution Has Come: Black Power, Gender, and the Black Panther Party in Oakland
L. Joy Williams, president of Brooklyn NAACP and founder and principal of New York-based consulting firm LJW Strategies
Moderated by Anna Duensing, public historian and PhD candidate in history and African American Studies, Yale University
Refreshments will be served. RSVP online at henrystreet.org/NAACP110 or by phone at 212.766.9200 x2250. NOTE: event is located up one flight of stairs.
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