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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

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

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