2/28 Event: Black History Month at LaSante Health Center

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2/27 Event: 2018 YWCA-NYC Salon Series

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Black History Month 2018: Spotlight on Black Trailblazers

As the first African-American woman to serve as the New York City Council Majority Leader, I want to celebrate those who have also served as the “FIRST” in various capacities throughout Black History Month.

Check back daily or weekly for new additions throughout the month of February!

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LORRAINE HANSBERRY (2nd)


Hattie McDaniel (3rd)


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Ruth Simmons (5th)


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DOROTHY DANDRIDGE (9th)


FLO KENNEDY (10)


BESSIE COLEMAN (11)


WILMA RUDOLPH (12)


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DOMINIQUE DAWES (16)


DR. PATRICIA BATH (17)


MADAM C.J. WALKER (18)


 

CATHAY WILLIAMS (19)


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Black History Month Celebrations Presented by Elected Officials

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Click here to RSVP!

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Celebrate #BlackHistoryMonth in Brooklyn Council District 35

Fridays

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Now-February 18

Fight the Power: Black Superheroes on Fim

Price: $7.50 for members/$15 general admission

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Sunday, February 11

BAM Black Comix Expo

11AM

BAM Rose Cinemas – 30 Lafayette Avenue Brooklyn, NY

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Friday, February 15

Brooklyn Talks: A Tribute to Basquiat

7PM

Brooklyn Museum, Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Auditorium, 200 Eastern Parkway

Price: $20/$25

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Friday, February 15

Gwendolyn Brooks Centenary Tribute

7:30PM

Brooklyn Central Library, Dweck Center, 10 Grand Army Plaza

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Thursday, February 22

James Baldwin: Price of the Ticket

Documentary Screening followed by Q&A

7PM

Brooklyn Central Library, Dweck Center, 10 Grand Army Plaza

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Thursday, February 22

Poetic Justice: Women, Power, Politics, and the Black Arts Movement

7PM

Brooklyn Museum, Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Auditorium, 200 Eastern Parkway

Price: $25

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Friday, February 23

Alice Walker: Beauty in Truth

Documentary Screening

6PM

Brooklyn Central Library, Dweck Center, 10 Grand Army Plaza Brooklyn, NY

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