Black History Month Events

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Wednesday, February 23 6:30 pm

Dr. Patricia Sullivan, professor of history and Afro-American Studies at the University of South Carolina, talks about her book "Lift Every Voice: The NAACP and the Making of the Civil Rights Movement". Also we listen to the poetry of Langston Hughes. 

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The Southampton Cultural Center at 25 Pond Lane in Southampton Village presents a series of lectures on the History of the Civil Rights Movement by Dr. Kimble Humiston on Friday February 18 at 5pm, Saturday February 19 at 1pm and Friday February 25 at 5pm.

Also Art by black artists Brent Bailer, Sheila Batiste, Nancy Brandon, Maxine Townsend-Broderick and Reynold Ruffins will be on view from 12 pm - 4 pm each day in February.


On Sunday February 27 the Eastern Long Island Branch of the NAACP presents an Afro-American Art and History program at the Riverhead Library, 333 Court Street Riverhead.  

Featuring African American literature with Carol Spencer and historical memorabilia with Carol Gordon displaying some of her extensive collection and more.

At 3PM Ms. Bonnie Cannon, Director of the Bridgehampton Childcare and Recreational Center and a Southampton Village Trustee will speak about the East End African American Museum - preserving our past, present and future.  The museum is in Southampton.  

Artists' work will be on display from 1PM to 5PM.