Please Note: The F train will not be stopping at the Delancey Street subway station on February 24th - 25th. Visitors can use the D train at Grand Street or the J train at Essex Street to reach the Museum. Please allow additional travel time. For any questions, please email [email protected].
2021 Virtual Lillian Wald Symposium: Black Communities on the Lower East Side
Wednesday, April 7, 2021, 6:00 - 7:30 pm ET
The history of Black communities on the Lower East Side is the subject of the Sixth Annual Lillian Wald Symposium. Please join us for this free event online Wednesday, April 7 to learn about four centuries of history from our esteemed panel including Rhonda Evans, librarian at Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture; Lauren O’Brien, a public historian and researcher at the Tenement Museum; Brian Purnell, professor of Africana Studies and History at Bowdoin College; and Kamau Ware, artist, historian, and founder of the Black Gotham Experience. The panel will be moderated by Nicole Daniels, staff editor of “The Learning Network,” The New York Times.
This program is co-sponsored by the Henry Street Settlement.