New York At Its Core From Bed-Stuy To Harlem: The City Confronts Civil Rights

October 25, 2016

9d7883f6cdf03b6a2b88cefd5a2d71f0In our latest video preview of New York at Its Core, peer into the tumultuous, transformative era of 1960s New York and discover some of the forces that shaped the city’s legacy of civil rights activism. Associate Curator Lilly Tuttle, Elizabeth Farran Tozer Curator of Costumes and Textiles Phyllis Magidson, and historian Craig Steven Wilder discuss some of the creative responses to racial segregation that will be featured in the exhibition, including those by the Brooklyn chapter of the Congress for Racial Equality and Harlem fashion designer Ruby Bailey.

Watch the yideo From Bed-Stuy to Harlem: The City Confronts Civil Rights below:

Via Museum of the City of New York


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