NYU Gallatin's Black History Month Events Consider Race As Construct, Reality

New York University’s Gallatin School of Individualized Study will host “Race: Construct or Reality? Conversations about Race in America”-a series of Black History Month events, Feb. 7-21, at various venues on the NYU campus. The events are free and open to the public (ID required for entry). Seating on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information, call 212.998-7380. Subway lines: A, B, C, D, E, F, V (West 4th Street); R, W (8th Street); 6 (Astor Place).

Strange Fruit
A film screening
Thurs., Feb. 7, 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
The Bronfman Center
7 East 10th Street (5th Avenue and University Place)

Strange Fruit is the anti-lynching poem that was written and set to music by Abel Meeropol, a schoolteacher from the Bronx. The haunting ballad, made famous by jazz icon Billie Holiday, remains one of the most influential protest songs ever written. Strange Fruit brings viewers face to face with the terror of lynching as it spotlights the courage and heroism of those who fought for raci 500

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