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Presented by Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture

The Summer of Law and Disorder: Harlem Riot of 1964

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 6:30 PM Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
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The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture presents a panel discussion about the Harlem Riot of 1964 in the aftermath of the police shooting of ninth-grader James Powell and the “law-and-order” policies championed by presidential contenders on the campaign trail. The Harlem Riot solicited a variety of responses from community stakeholders and precipitated a summer of urban unrest around the country.

Part of: The ’60s: The Years that Changed America

A Citywide Festival
January 14–March 24 and 2018

Registration required (registration opens two weeks before the event date)

Venue Information

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
Langston Hughes Auditorium
515 Malcolm X Boulevard (at 135th Street) | Manhattan
212-491-2040 | Venue website

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