Test your black history knowledge while raising funds for a good cause with a Juneteenth trivia fundraiser at Weeskville Heritage Center.
It could happen as soon as July, according to an email sent by the organization’s President and Executive Director Rob Fields.
While Downtown Brooklyn is now a bustling commercial center, it was once a hotbed of abolitionist activity, inhabited by activists who were fighting for a better future.
On May 8, a selection of rare films from the private collection of African American cinema pioneer Pearl Bowser will screen in Brooklyn.
“Black History in Downtown Brooklyn” delves into the lives of African Americans who settled in Dumbo and Downtown Brooklyn in the mid 19th century.