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Project News

NY1 visits Brooklyn Historical Society, 12/29/2014
Front page of the Arts & Design section, December 2, 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
Personal essay about the history of mixed African and European ancestry
Apr 24
Come talk about race, gender, sexuality and media with four zinesters, activists and media-makers.
From race to income to religion and more - via WNYC
The New York Times' review of Brooklyn Historical Society's new exhibition
Historian Renee Romano writes about the importance of the CBBG oral history collections
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.
Jan 23
Join us for a panel presentation and discussion about the long and diverse history of Islam in America.
A short documentary about mixed marriage in the United Arab Emirates
Svetlana Kitto reports back on race, writing, and literature workshop
Genealogy workshop with Wilhelmena Kelly
May 25
“Baby brother or sister, will you look like me?”
Mar 30
Genealogy workshop with Wilhelmena Kelly
Oct 17
Visual artists, historians, and community activists discuss Puerto Rican communities in 1970s New York.