To mark the 50th anniversary of Freedom Summer, on August 12 at 6:30 PM historian and author Peniel Joseph will discuss his new biography on Civil Rights and Black Power leader Stokely Carmichael.
Stokely: A Life (Basic Civitas Books, March 2014), spans New York’s formative influence on Carmichael, his role in the Civil Rights Movement, and his global vision of liberation. A book signing reception with Dr. Joseph will follow the talk.
This is a special free program that will kick off the Museum’s new season of public programming on activism in New York City past and present, which accompanies the City Museum’s current exhibition Activist New York.
Tuesday, August 12
Museum of City of New York
1220 Fifth Avenue (at 103rd Street)
New York, NY 10029
Reservations can be made online or by calling 917.492.3395.
Co-sponsored by the Andrew Goodman Foundation.
Presented as part of the Activist New York program series made possible by The Puffin Foundation.