African American Studies Department presents Black Solidarity Day 2018

Academic Complex Auditorium, AB 108 285 Jay Street, Brooklyn, United States

The Legacy of Storytelling: Celebrating 50 Years of African American Studies Student & video presentations and a community conversation with Kamila Forbes Executive Producer, The Apollo Theater Dr. Jonathan W. Gray Associate Professor, English John Jay College & CUNY Graduate Center The event is free and open to the public!

Celebrating 50 Years of African American Studies


THE AFRICAN AMERICAN STUDIES DEPARTMENT at CITYTECH PRESENTS WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH! SLMDances is an all-women, New York City-based contemporary dance company that works in communities to organize for gender and racial justice through experiential dance performance.

Black History Month 2020: Black Chronicles

Grace Gallery

The photographic portraits in BLACK CHRONICLES offer a distinct snapshot of black lives and migrant experiences during the decades following the birth of photography in 1839. 300 Jay Street, BrooklynGrace Gallery Exhibit, N1123: Thursday, Feb. 6th — Friday, Mar. 6thGrace Gallery Panel Discussion, N1123: Tuesday, Feb. 11th 11:30 am — 12:45 pm Library Exhibit, 4th

Black History Month 2020: Marching On!

Academic Complex, Room A-105 285 Jay Street, Brooklyn, NY, United States

Blackness and the Spatial Politics of Performance for Black Americans under Jim Crow Segregation Public space in the 19th and 20th century was inaccessible most of the time, but there were moments such as expositions, pageants, parades and protests when public space was claimed. Marching On: The Politics of Performance explores the histories, driving forces,

Black History Month 2020: Soul Steps Performance

Academic Complex Auditorium, AB 108 285 Jay Street, Brooklyn, United States

Soul Steps’ performance illustrates the dynamic percussive dance movement called Stepping. Their often interactive presentation also includes an overview of the history and healing power of stepping throughout the African Diaspora.