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Black Citizenship
in the Age of Jim Crow

Vintage photo of young African-American male child standing with community in support of civil rights.

Thursday, February 22, 2024

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Price: Free

Register to receive a Zoom link via email the day before the event.

Organizer:
Montclair Public Library

Event Description

This virtual presentation from The New-York Historical Society 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' organizing and community-building in the face of systemic racism.

This is a Zoom presentation. 

Register for the event and you will receive a Zoom link by email the day before the event.

NJ Proudly Celebrates
Black History Month

Black History Month is an annual observance in February that celebrates the achievements and contributions of African Americans to American history, culture, and society. Established in 1926 by historian Carter G. Woodson; Black History Month reflects on the struggles, highlights the triumphs, and provides inspiration to future generations.

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