Making Black Lives Matter in New York City Schools

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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture

515 Malcolm X Boulevard

New York, NY 10037

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As part of the nationwide campaign, Black Lives Matter at School Week (Feb 4-8), this discussion will consider recent developments in education policy in New York City in relation to structural racism. Public school parent and award-winning journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones joins teacher José Vilson and high school students Xoya David and Joshua Brown to talk about what needs to change for Black Lives to truly matter in our schools.

Following this program, the Schomburg Junior Scholars program will be hosting it's 3rd Annual Black Lives Matter TeenConferencec and Teen Open Mic Night on Saturday, February 9.




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Events are free and open to all, but due to space constraints registration is requested. We generally overbook to ensure a full house. Registered guests are given priority check-in 15 to 30 minutes before start time. After the event starts all registered seats are released regardless of registration, so we recommend that you arrive early.

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Please note that holding seats in the Langston Hughes Auditorium is strictly prohibited and there is no food or drinks allowed anywhere in the Schomburg Center.

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Programs are photographed and recorded by the Schomburg Center. Attending this event indicates your consent to being filmed/photographed and your consent to the use of your recorded image for any all purposes of the New York Public Library.

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Please send all press inquiries (photo, video, interviews, audio-recording, etc) at least 24-hours before the day of the program to Ayofemi Kirby at ayofemikirby@nypl.org.

Please note that professional photography and video recordings are prohibited without expressed consent.

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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture

515 Malcolm X Boulevard

New York, NY 10037

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