Schomburg Center to Host a Day of Solidarity ~ July 10th



The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture will be hosting a Day of Solidarity on Racism, Immigration, and Family Separation on Tuesday, July 10th.

The Event will focus on issues such as racism, immigration, detention and family separation, with programming that will include a resource fair featuring local organizations that provide assistance and resources to families facing issues related to immigration, and a community forum focusing on the historic criminalization of radicalized bodies with community organizers, activists, and guest speakers who amplify solidarity and grassroots activism on these topics.  The Event will also reflect the Schomburg Center’s role as a historic resource and accessible safe space, committed to serving the public and strengthening our communities.

Day of Solidarity is free and open to the public. Registration is recommended.  The programming will include a Resource Fair in the Langston Hughes Lobby from 4-8pm, and a Community Forum in the Langston Hughes Auditorium from 6-8pm.

Schomburg Center Day of Solidarity/Dia de Solidaridad  will be held on Tuesday, July 10th from 4:00 – 8:00pm, located at 515 Malcolm X Boulevard, at 135th Street.

Stick around for Sisters of Comedy on Wednesday, July 11th, featuring the dynamic women of the Sisters of Comedy series! The Event will take place at The Schomburg from 6:00-9:00pm.

The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture is a research unit of The New York Public Library.