THE LEGACY 1619-2019 Keynote address by Deborah Gray White, PhD

Hofstra Cultural Center presents THE LEGACY 1619-2019: Are There Really Forty Million Ways to Be Black in the Age of Trump? keynote address by Deborah Gray White, PhD. She is the Board of Governors Distinguished Professor of History at Rutgers University.

THE LEGACY 1619-2019 recognizes the 400th anniversary of the arrival of the first enslaved Africans to North America and the ongoing experience of African Americans with a series of programming titled, The Legacy 1619-2019. Programming reflects the journey of African Americans over four centuries and the hopes of a people, past and present, with historical reenactments, lectures, poetry readings, and panel discussions on a range of subjects. Each is a work in progress and is important in moving beyond the last 400 years.


Date: Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Time: 11:15 a.m.-12:40 p.m. (Common Hour)

Location: Guthart Cultural Center Theater, Axinn Library


This event is free and open to the public, but registration is required. Please RSVP using the RSVP for this Event link.



Wednesday, October 16, 2019



Cultural Center Theater - Leo A. Guthart
Guthart Cultural Center Theater
Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY 11549


Hofstra Cultural Center

Phone: 516-463-5669
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