City Moves: Black Urban History Since 1967 was the theme of this year’s Marion Thompson Wright Lecture. The 37th in a series that was developed by the late Dr. Clement Price and historian Giles Wright, it was yet another challenging, informative, inspiring day at the Robeson Campus Center at Rutgers-Newark.
About Katie Singer
Katie Singer is a PhD candidate in American Studies at Rutgers-University Newark. Her work is centered on African-American history and culture, urban studies, and Newark in particular.
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It was opening night of the Newark Public Library’s Black History Celebration. There was a dynamic keynote speaker, John W. Franklin, from the soon-to-open Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture. Delicious hot food was prepared by Eclectic Catering. Live piano music played by the talented Miche Braden filled the air. Once gathered together, […]