Tuesday, October 25th: ‘Black Gotham: A Family History of African Americans in Nineteenth-Century New York City’

Black Gotham: A Family History of African Americans in Nineteenth-Century New York City
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture (515 Malcolm X Blvd., Manhattan)
6pm
Free

Carla L. Peterson, Professor of English at the University of Maryland at College Park, discusses her new acclaimed book, Black Gotham: A Family History of African Americans in Nineteenth-Century New York City (Yale University Press, 2011), which explores the lives of African-American elites in New York City in the 19th century. A book signing will follow the talk.