Category Archives: Public Programs

Science Fiction and Multiraciality: CBBG Event Recap

Crossing Borders, Bridging Generations (CBBG), a project of Brooklyn Historical Society, is an oral history project and public programming series that examines the history and experiences of mixed-heritage people and families, cultural hybridity, race, ethnicity, and identity in the historically diverse borough of Brooklyn.  … Continue reading

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Writings from Racial Realities

BHS is pleased to announce the publishing of Writings from Racial Realities – seven personal stories written by students who participated in a workshop lead by Svetlana Kitto: This collection includes stories about Blackness; Americanness; international identities; sexism and dating; memories … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week: An Interracial Family in 1962

This photograph from the Brooklyn Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) collection shows the Bibuld family: parents Elaine and Jerome, and their three children Melanie, Carrington, and Douglass (L to R). The Bibulds, an interracial family, lived in Crown Heights in … Continue reading

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What It Means to Be Hapa

Today’s guest post is by Ken Tanabe, founder of Loving Day, a global movement for a new holiday to celebrate the anniversary of Loving v. Virginia.  Loving Day’s mission is to fight racial prejudice through education and to build multicultural community.  Ken will lead … Continue reading

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Jungle Fever

We’re getting ready for the 20th anniversary screening of Jungle Fever (1991) at BAM next Tuesday 11/15 7PM. People who haven’t seen the film an awhile remember that awesome Stevie Wonder song and that it was Halle Berry’s first film … Continue reading

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