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The New-York Historical Society Museum will be open on July 3 and 4 to celebrate Independence Day.

Stormy Weather (1943)

Speaker: 
Stanley Crouch
Bob Herbert
Fri, 06/06/2014 - 19:00
Fri, June 6th, 2014 | 7:00 pm

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This event is part of the New-York Historical Society's spring 2014 Free Fridays programs, sponsored by Bank of America. Entrance to the film series is free during the Museum's Pay-as-you-wish Friday Nights (6 – 8 pm). No advanced reservations. Tickets are distributed on a first-come, first-served basis beginning at 6 pm. New-York Historical Society members receive priority.

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To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)

Speaker: 
Sherrilyn Ifill
Khalil Gibran Muhammad
Fri, 01/10/2014 - 19:00
Fri, January 10th, 2014 | 7:00 pm

TICKETS

Entrance to the film series is included with Museum Admission during New-York Historical’s Pay-as-you-wish Friday Nights (6 – 8 pm). No advanced reservations. Tickets are distributed on a first-come, first-served basis beginning at 6 pm. New-York Historical Society members receive priority.

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Harlem with Barry Lewis

Speaker: 
Barry Lewis
Sun, 03/09/2014 - 17:00
Sun, March 9th, 2014 | 5:00 pm

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With its rich history in African-American politics, journalism, athletics, and culture, Harlem has evolved into one of the world's most celebrated neighborhoods. In anticipation of the exhibition The Black Fives, join Barry Lewis for a discussion on the neighborhood's enduring architecture, from its classic Victorian brownstones to its renowned ballrooms.

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$34
Members price: 
$20
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W.E.B. Du Bois and the Fight for Black Equality

Speaker: 
David Levering Lewis
Khalil Gibran Muhammad (moderator)
Wed, 02/19/2014 - 18:30
Wed, February 19th, 2014 | 6:30 pm

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An accomplished scholar and outspoken activist, W.E.B. Du Bois fought racism and discrimination from local institutions to the highest levels of government.

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$30
Members price: 
$18
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The Supreme Court and Affirmative Action

Speaker: 
Randall Kennedy
Thu, 10/03/2013 - 18:30
Thu, October 3rd, 2013 | 6:30 pm

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What are the costs of affirmative action on higher education and American society? Is this approach to diversification and advancement obsolete? Following the Supreme Court’s recent decision regarding Fisher v. University of Texas, Harvard law professor Randall Kennedy offers a deeply personal exploration of the complex history of this contentious issue and argues why it still plays an obligatory role in modern America.

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$30
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$18
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David Grover Sings Songs of Freedom

Speaker: 
David Grover
Sun, 01/19/2014 - 12:30
Sun, January 19th, 2014 | 12:30 pm

In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, folk singer and children’s musician David Grover will entertain participants young and old in this concert celebrating diversity, freedom, and the Civil Rights movement. Please RSVP to familyprograms@nyhistory.org Ages 4 and up

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African American Leaders Scavenger Hunt

Sat, 01/18/2014 - 10:00 to Mon, 01/20/2014 - 17:00
Sat, January 18th, 2014 | 10:00 am to Mon, January 20th, 2014 | 5:00 pm

January 18 – 20; Honoring Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Meet the inspiring and brave African American leaders who helped shape our nation and civil rights legislation. Families will search through New-York Historical's collections finding objects and documents related to James McCune Smith, Pierre Toussaint, Frederick Douglass and of course, Martin Luther King Jr. Ages 6 and up
 

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The Black Fives

March 14, 2014
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July 20, 2014

Reading Into History Book Wrap Event: Home Is With Our Family

Speaker: 
Joyce Hansen
Wed, 06/19/2013 - 15:30
Wed, June 19th, 2013 | 3:30 pm

Wednesday, June 19, 3:30 pm
Free with Museum admission. Ages 9-12.

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