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**CANCELED**Black History Month: The Civil Rights Movement on Long Island

Event Type: Adult Program
Age Group(s): Adult
Date: 2/2/2020
Start Time: 2:00 PM
End Time: 3:30 PM
Description:
 Utilizing images from local historical societies and private collections, Long Island History instructor and Author of Civil Rights on Long Island Christopher Verga will tell the story of how, although often overlooked, Long Island has been a battleground for the civil rights movement. The discussion will include local groups that fought to break racial barriers including Father Divine, America’s first black baseball team the Cuban Giants and much more.

Location: Meeting Rooms A/B
Status: Closed


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