A project of Brooklyn Historical Society

Project News

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
Jun 14
11th annual celebration in New York!
Jun 12
How does our belief in race affect our most intimate relationships?
Apr 24
Come talk about race, gender, sexuality and media with four zinesters, activists and media-makers.
Mar 25
The Loving Story screening with CUNY Law Professor, Victor Goode, and co-producer Patricia Romeu
Nov 13
Join Lucia Trimbur to discuss her new book and Gleason's Gym, New York's oldest boxing institution.
Join others interested in discussing family history, DNA, and the myth of purity.
Nov 16
Part 1 in our reading series: Quantifying Bloodlines
Oct 19
A public performance about gender politics, labor, and women's rights in Brooklyn; initiated by Suzanne Lacy with Creative Time and Brooklyn Museum
Dec 7
Part 2 on our readings series Quantifying Bloodlines
Jan 23
Join us for a panel presentation and discussion about the long and diverse history of Islam in America.
Dec 14
Join us for an interactive presentation and dialogue about mixed-race identity and the role of science fiction in creating racial justice.
Nov 9
Let's talk about race, ethnicity, and identity as it relates to art, filmmaking, and media. Join us for a panel discussion and interactive conversation!
Jun 15
10th annual celebration!
May 25
“Baby brother or sister, will you look like me?”
Apr 18
How do you describe your Race on the U.S. Census?
Mar 30
Genealogy workshop with Wilhelmena Kelly
Mar 16
8-session literature and writing workshop focusing on stories that reflect experiences of race and identity