Video: Dr. Williams teaches at Schomburg’s Summer Education Institute

Submitted by Carolyn Arnold, Associate Director, Marketing & Communications on July 24, 2014
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Dr. Yohuru Williams

Dr. Yohuru Williams, associate vice president for academic affairs and professor of history, recently took part in The Schomburg’s Summer Education Institute: Black History 360.

Teachers from kindergarten to college attended the event for a series of lectures, interactive workshops, curriculum labs, curator talks, and community walks that explored the history and cultures of African Americans and African peoples throughout the Diaspora.

This year’s themes included Freedom Summer 1964; American Maroons and Resistance to Slavery; The Motown Sound: A Voice for Freedom; The History of Education in New York City; Book Arts and the African American Experience; The Civil Rights Act of 1964; Hip-Hop History; Abolitionism in Brooklyn; and more.  AGENDA AT-A-GLANCE is listed below.

Dr. Williams presented a segment called “Teaching Segregation in America.” Watch the video

The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture is a research library of the New York Public Library and an archive repository for information on people of African descent worldwide.

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