Panel Discussion: The NAACP at 110

  • New York, New York City
  • May 29, 2019
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In the room where it all began—Henry Street Settlement’s historic dining room—“We Call Upon the Believers in Democracy: The NAACP at 110” will explore the origin of the NAACP and how the organization has evolved, endured, and raised debate over the past 110 years.

Panel discussion will feature:

Dominique Jean-Louis, public historian of African American history & Caribbean immigration, project curatorial historian at the New-York Historical Society, and PhD candidate at New York University
Robyn C. Spencer, historian, professor at City University of New York, and author of "The Revolution Has Come: Black Power, Gender, and the Black Panther Party in Oakland"
L. Joy Williams, president of Brooklyn NAACP and founder and principal of New York-based consulting firm LJW Strategies

Moderated by Anna Duensing, public historian and PhD candidate in history and African American Studies, Yale University

Refreshments will be served.

NOTE: Event is located up one flight of stairs.

  • 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Admission: Free
  • 265 Henry Street
    New York, NY 10002
  • 212 766 9200
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  • Henry Street Settlement
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