Virtual Lillian Wald Symposium: History of Black Communities on the Lower East Side


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New York, NY, USA
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Henry Street Settlement is pleased to announce this year’s Lillian Wald Symposium�"our sixth annual tribute to Henry Street’s founder�"which will shine a light on the history of Black communities on the Lower East Side. Please join us for this free event online Wednesday, April 7, 2021, at 6 p.m., to learn about four centuries of history from our esteemed panel including Rhonda Evans, librarian at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture; Lauren O'Brien, a public historian and researcher at the Tenement Museum; Brian Purnell, professor of Africana Studies and History at Bowdoin College; and Kamau Ware, artist, historian, and founder of the Black Gotham Experience. The panel will be moderated by Nicole Daniels, staff editor of "The Learning Network," The New York Times, and will be co-presented by The Tenement Museum. RSVP online at

Wednesday, 07 April, 2021


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