Please join us for a conference commemorating the 10th anniversary of Fordham’s Bronx African American History Project. Featuring presentations from leading historians, journalists, educators, and community organizers, the symposium will showcase research and activism related to and emanating from the Bronx African American History Project.
Joan Morgan, author of When Chickenheads Come Home to Roost: My Life as a Hip Hop Feminist, award-winning journalist, and cultural critic
Elizabeth Mendez Berry, award-winning journalist
Brian Purnell, assistant professor of Africana Studies, Bowdoin University
Mamadou Niang, Managing Director, NextMedia
Nancy Biberman, founder and president, WHEDco
Sheikh Moussa Drammeh, founder, African Rapid Relief Mobilization
Natasha Lightfoot, assistant professor of history, Columbia University
This event is free and open to the public.
Registration is required for this event!
Sponsors: The New York City Council, The Bronx Music Heritage Center/WHEDco.
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For more information, contact BAAHP Graduate Assistant, Stephanie DePaola: firstname.lastname@example.org
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Bronx African American History Project
The Bronx African American History Project (BAAHP) is a community-university oral history project. We record Bronxites' life stories.