And to show that this is no empty boasting for the present occasion, but real tangible fact, you have only to consider the power which our city possesses and which has been won by those very qualities which I have mentioned.
Join these celebrated thinkers for a conversation about abolition and a pivotal era in American history. Remembering the 70s and 80s: A Bygone Brooklyn Wed, Nov 28, 6: Photographs,tell the story of a gritty borough all but lost today.
Racioppo is joined by two who remember: Resisting the Suburbanization of the City Thu, Nov 29, 6: Pictured clockwise from top: He works with individuals and communities that range from veterans to gangs. Shaun Leonardo uses participatory performance to similarly explore vulnerability, power, and loss.
In an evening that includes both demonstration and discussion, these two innovators explore their cutting-edge work and the power of performance to confront social issues. Spend the evening listening to a curated selection of interviews which together paint a first-hand picture of how Muslims have both shaped and been shaped by life in Brooklyn.
From ship fitters and soldiers, to profiteers and pacifists, Strausbaugh shares the story of how this costly conflict played out on the streets of New York, and how its consequences paved the way for the city to become the global capital it is today. January Fifty Years and Counting: Hear past voices from the front lines of this history, including Charles Isaacs, former teacher and author of Inside Ocean Hill—Brownsville A Teacher's Education,and Monifa Edwards, the valedictorian at the school that started it all, JHS The Community Control Movement and its Legacy.
Presented in partnership with Brooklyn Movement Center.
On Fury and Feminism: The Revolutionary Power of Women's Anger. She is joined in conversation by writer and journalist Julie Scelfo. Melaku of the Institute for Research on the African Diaspora in the Americas and the Caribbean, will reflect on the implications of the midterm elections, given the successes and setbacks of women and people of color as candidates, and the evolving nature of participation and representation in American politics.
Wells Wed, Jan 23, 6: Wells, born into slavery in and freed by the Emancipation Proclamation, devoted her life to the fight against racism, sexism and anti-black violence.
Hear her story as told by Paula J. Wells and the Campaign Against Lynching.
Debbie Almontaser, author of Leading While Muslim: Petty Crimes and Petty Laws: Presented in partnership with the Brooklyn Community Bail Fund. This act of violence propelled Judge J. Waties Waring, who presided over the criminal case brought against the sheriff, to take on landmark civil rights cases, including some that laid the groundwork for the legal milestone Brown v.
Revisit this history with Judge Richard Gergel, who today sits on Judge Waring's bench and recounts this story in his book Unexampled Courage: The Blinding of Sgt. Moderated by legal scholar Leon Friedman. Members receive early access to this event! General Admission tickets go on sale on Tuesday, December 4.
Citizens Creating Parks Mon, Feb 4, 6: The Swindler of Brooklyn Heights: Kennedy Sat, Feb 9, 4: Join him as he draws on extensive research and interviews for a look at the life and man. Historian Jason Bartlett is joined by Cynthia Gordy Giwa and Glenn Alan of the online publication Black-Owned Brooklyn to discuss the challenges and triumphs of the network of black business owners then and now, and how growing economic empowerment has tied directly to the struggle for equality.The Brooklyn Historical Society is a museum, library and educational center dedicated to encouraging the exploration and appreciation of Brooklyn's diverse peoples and cultures both past and present.
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and has not necessarily been proven or finalized. Statue of Commodore Barry standing in Independence Square, on the south side of Independence Hall Few Americans are well-acquainted with the gallantry and heroic exploits of Philadelphia's Irish-born naval commander, Commodore John Barry.
Obscured by his contemporary, naval commander John Paul Jones. Thomas, Evan (), John Paul Jones: Sailor, Hero, Father of the American Navy (popular biography), Waterville, ME: Thorndike Press, ISBN Further reading. Brown, Charles Walter (), John Paul Jones of naval fame: a character of the revolution, MA: Donohue & co, pp.
John Paul Jones was born under the simple birth name of John Paul on July 6, , in a small cottage in Arbigland, Scotland. While his father, John Paul Sr., worked as a gardener, Jones found his calling at sea, earning an apprenticeship with the British Merchant Marine at the age of