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Brooklyn Historical Society

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January 2020

An Urban Amble: Exploring NYC’s Streetscape with Michael Sorkin and Stanley Greenberg

January 23 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Brooklyn Historical Society, 128 Pierrepont Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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$15

For his book, "Codex New York: Typologies of the City", photographer Stanley Greenberg walked every block of Manhattan capturing images of the…

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If These Walls Could Talk

January 25 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Brooklyn Historical Society, 128 Pierrepont Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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$45

Uncover the secret history of your Brooklyn home or block! Join us for a rare visit to our landmarked Othmer Library during…

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Threats from Within: The Rise of the Immigration Police State

January 29 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Brooklyn Historical Society, 128 Pierrepont Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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$10

With White Nationalism on the rise, increased militarization of the border, and inhumane practices justified by “America First,” our land of opportunity…

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Rediscovering New York: Revealing Forgotten Landscapes

January 30 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Brooklyn Historical Society, 128 Pierrepont Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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$15

Explore three haunting corners of our city as we reveal the hidden secrets and unknown histories of Hart Island, the Fort Totten…

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February 2020

Toxic City: Lead Poisoning and Its Silent Attack on the Vulnerable

February 11 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Brooklyn Historical Society, 128 Pierrepont Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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$10

Hidden in decaying walls and aging infrastructure, lead is an insidious threat to the health of Brooklynites and citizens throughout New York…

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Welcome to America, Your Cell Is Right This Way: Our Long History and Deep-Seated Habit of Criminalizing Migrants

February 13 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Brooklyn Historical Society, 128 Pierrepont Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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$10

In his new book, "Migrating to Prison: America’s Obsession with Locking Up Immigrants", scholar and legal expert César Cuauhtémoc García Hernández lays…

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A Modern Day Lynching? Screening of Always in Season

February 18 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Brooklyn Historical Society, 128 Pierrepont Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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$10

In 2014, African American teen Lennon Lacy was found hanging from a swingset in Bladenboro, North Carolina. Weaving together the story of…

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Putting the Klan Behind Bars: An Evening with Jerry Mitchell

February 19 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Brooklyn Historical Society, 128 Pierrepont Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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$15

Investigative journalist Jerry Mitchell, author of the new book "Race Against Time: A Reporter Reopens the Unsolved Murder Cases of the Civil…

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Take Your Feet Off Our Necks: Implicit Bias in the Workplace

February 26 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Brooklyn Historical Society, 128 Pierrepont Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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$15

Professional accomplishments notwithstanding, women and people of color all too often face microaggression, diminution, and exclusion in a workforce that equates white…

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