African-American Read-In at Canio’s Books

Canio's Books 290 Main Street, Sag Harbor, United States

John Jermain Memorial Library and Canio's Cultural Cafe co-host an African American Read IN. It's our 5th annual collaborative event. Come read a short passage from a favorite work by a great American writer: poetry, prose, and non-fiction welcome. Celebrate the rich history and on-going contribution to American letters by African American writers. Please call […]

Free

Historic Gordon Heights: A Discussion at Suffolk County Historical Museum

Suffolk County Historical Museum 300 West Main Street, Riverhead, United States

Thursday, February 18, 2016 – 6:00 pm Members Free; Non-Members $5 Includes wine & cheese RSVP Requested: 631-727-2881 x100 In 1927, after purchasing land in Suffolk County, Louis Fife traversed Harlem, Brooklyn, and the Bronx, searching for black customers frustrated by a congested and segregated New York City. The African American homesteaders who bought Fife’s lots […]

$5

“Under African Skies” Film Screening & Q&A with Bassist Bakithi Kumalo at Peconic Landing

Peconic Landing 1500 Brecknock Road, Greenport, NY, United States

“Under African Skies” Documentary Film Screening & Q&A with Bassist Bakithi Kumalo, Artist-in-Residence Saturday, February 4   |   from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm   |  Auditorium |  Free to all   |   Register at https://peconiclanding.ticketleap.com Presented by East End Arts and Peconic Landing, “Under African Skies” chronicles Paul Simon’s return to South Africa to explore […]

Free

African American Genealogy Workshop at Suffolk County Historical Museum

Suffolk County Historical Museum 300 West Main Street, Riverhead, United States

BOOK & BOTTLE with Julius & Joysetta Pearce on African American GENEALOGY WORKSHOP Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 6:00 pm For beginning and advanced genealogists alike with an interest in researching African American family histories, this workshop will cover sources of information, interpretation of research data, incorporating new data and drawing conclusions, planning "next steps," and […]

$15 – $20

Book&Bottle: Preserving the Legacy of Pyrrhus Concer at Suffolk County Historical Museum

Suffolk County Historical Museum 300 West Main Street, Riverhead, United States

BOOK & BOTTLE Drs. Allison McGovern & Georgette Grier-Key Preserving the Legacy of Pyrrhus Concer Saturday, February 18, 2017 - 1:00 PM Members Free; Non-Members $5 Includes light refreshments and admission to current exhibits! This event has been rescheduled from Feb. 11  RSVP Requested: 631-727-2881 x100 Although Pyrrhus Concer is locally remembered as a freed […]

$5

Black Women in America: Women Scientists & Mathematicians at Peconic Landing

Peconic Landing 1500 Brecknock Road, Greenport, NY, United States

Celebrate Black History: Black Women Scientists and Mathematicians Saturday, Feb. 18 at 4 p.m. Examine the inspirational story of the pioneering women who helped shape American history through film clips and readings. The discussion will focus on how these women helped win the space race during the 1960's, during a time when segregation and gender […]

Free

HIFF Screening of “To Kill a Mockingbird” at Guild Hall

Guild Hall 158 Main Street, East Hampton, NY, United States

Saturday, Feb. 25 at 7pm   In 1960, an unknown airline reservation agent published her first novel. That book, TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD, would go on to win the Pulitzer Prize and become one of the most beloved works of fiction as well as a staple in American schools. Two years later, Pulitzer Prize winning playwright Horton Foote […]

$20 – $22

Third Annual Black History Month Celebration at Bay Street Theatre

Bay Street Theatre 1 Bay Street, Sag Harbor, NY, United States

"At Our Table: Sharing Diversity, Traditions and Culture through Food" Sylvester Manor Educational Farm, in partnership with Eastville Community Historical Society, presents their Third Annual Black History Month Celebration that will be held at Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor, on Sunday, February 26, 2017 from 2 to 4 pm.. This program will explore the […]

$15 – $20

Eastville Historical Society & Sylvester Manor Black History Month Celebration

Bay Street Theatre 1 Bay Street, Sag Harbor, NY, United States

Sylvester Manor Educational Farm in partnership with Eastville Community Historical Society (ECHS) will present the 4th Annual Black History Month Celebration. This year’s program will explore the intersection of music, culture, and tradition. EVENT: Lift Every Voice: A Celebration of Music, Culture and Tradition DATE: Sunday, February 25, 2018        TIME: 2-4 p.m. […]

$15 – $20

Film & Music: 4 Little Girls: Moving Portraits of the American Civil Rights Movement at Parrish Art Museum

Parrish Art Museum 279 Montauk Highway, Water Mill, NY, United States

Join The Parrish for a special program, including film and live performance with African drummers and dancers, in collaboration with the Edge School of the Arts (ESOTA) and co-presented with the Hamptons United Methodist Church. 4 Little Girls: Moving Portraits of the American Civil Rights Movement is an experimental narrative film that infuses historical authenticity, […]

$12,

Facing the Hidden History of Slavery on the East End

Bay Street Theatre 1 Bay Street, Sag Harbor, NY, United States

Sylvester Manor Educational Farm, cohosting with Eastville Community Historical Society, will present the 5th Annual Black History Month Celebration on Sunday, Feb. 24 from 2 to 4 p.m. at Bay Street Theatre in Sag Harbor. This year’s program will explore the history of slavery on the East End of Long Island and the omission of […]

$15 – $20

African American Literature Read-In at Canio’s Books

Canio's Books 290 Main Street, Sag Harbor, United States

Annual African American Literature Read-In,  co-sponsored with John Jermain Library. Readers welcome to present a short selection from your favorite work by an African American author. Each year attendees enjoy a unique and varied range of writing from contemporary to classic. Don’t miss this 16th edition of a great tradition.

Free

Film Screening: The Color Purple (1986) at Peconic Landing

Peconic Landing 1500 Brecknock Road, Greenport, NY, United States

An epic tale in the life of Celie (Whoopi Goldberg). After her abusive father marries her off to Albert Johnson (Danny Glover), things go from bad to worse. She perseveres, holding on to her dream of one day being reunited with her sister in Africa. Runtime: 2 hrs. & 33 mins.

Free

Screening of “Hidden Colors” at Riverhead Free Library

Riverhead Free Library 330 Court Street, Riverhead, NY, United States

The Heart of Riverhead Civic Association honors Black History Month with a free screening of “Hidden Colors,” the documentary that explores the true, but largely ignored, history of people of color in the United States on Saturday, Feb. 24 at 11 a.m. at the Riverhead Free Library, 330 Court Street in Riverhead.  The movie will […]

Free

NAACP Presents “Environmental Justice is Civil Rights” at Suffolk County Historical Society

Suffolk County Historical Museum 300 West Main Street, Riverhead, United States

NAACP Presents: ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE IS CIVIL RIGHTS Series.  The Brookhaven NAACP Presents “Environmental Justice is Civil Rights: Long Island Retrospective” - Talk, Tour, and Panel Discussion. Join the discussion as members of the Brookhaven NAACP are joined with panelists from local interest groups as we discuss environmental issues from both past and present. Learn what you […]

Free

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