Wednesday, February 29th: Black Gotham: A Family History of African Americans in Nineteenth-Century New York City with Carla Peterson

Black Gotham: A Family History of African Americans in Nineteenth-Century NYC
Tenement Museum (108 Orchard St., Manhattan)
6:30pm
Free, RSVP requested

Discussion of accepted “truths” from African American history, including the assumption that the “19th-century black American” means a slave and that “New York before the Civil War” was a place of freedom.