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Project News

Since the Crossing Borders, Bridging Generations project wrapped in 2014, it has earned two prestigious accolades. In 2015, CBBG was the recipient of the 2015 Oral History Association Elizabeth B. Mason Project Award, which recognizes outstanding oral history projects in the field.
I'm pleased to announce that the Crossing Borders, Bridging Generations (CBBG) oral history collection is now open for research!
NY1 visits Brooklyn Historical Society, 12/29/2014
Front page of the Arts & Design section, December 2, 2014
Photos & updates from Loving Day flagship celebration - 2014
Portraying NYC and Beijing-based families that include children with mixed races, ethnicities, and cultures.
Aug 18
Part 3 of Mixed Mondays film series is the first U.S preview of Toasted Marshmallows' documentary about mixed-race women in North America
Aug 11
Part 2 of Mixed Mondays film series is Oscar-nominated My Beautiful Laundrette - about mixed, immigrant, and queer relationships in London
Aug 4
Part 1 of our summer Mixed Monday film series is a 1959 Lana Turner classic - Imitation of Life
Overlapping diasporas, Jewish fatherhood, Civil Rights murders, & more...
Historian Allyson Hobbs at TEDxStanford
a radio documentary by Siobhan McHugh
in Ulster, Northern Ireland via BBC World Service
Jun 14
11th annual celebration in New York!
A talk by Maureen Walker, PhD, via Wellesley Centers for Women
Photographer Myra Greene examines whiteness (via PBS)
Check in each weekday for a new profile by Heidi Durrow
Time Out New York via BrooklynZineFest.com