Afro-Latinidad in New York City’s History: A Conversation w Vanessa Valdés

Open to: All Teachers and Administrators
Opportunity at a Glance: NYC has a rich history of creative, intellectual, and activist figures who organized on the basis of their intersecting African and Latinx identities.  Please join Dr. Vanessa Valdés in conversation about the ways that people brought global perspectives to New York City and forged new identities and solidarities in the process.

Dr. Vanessa K. Valdés is a scholar, historian, mentor, and author of Diasporic Blackness: The Life and Times of Arturo Alfonso Schomburg.

This event is brought to you by New York Public Library’s (NYPL) Center for Educators & Schools and the NYC DOE’s Black and Latino Employee Networking and Development (BLEND) Employee Resource Group.
Key dates:  Thursday April 7 from 12:00p.m. – 1:30p.m.
Location: Virtual
Registration deadline: Wednesday April 6
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