At Brooklyn Historical Society This Week

Tomorrow (Monday, July 18) evening at 6:30 the Brooklyn Historical Society will present a screening of the Academy Award nominated documentary Food, Inc., with an introduction by and post-screening discussion led by Saara Nafici, Executive Director of Added Value Farms. This event is in conjunction with BHS’s current exhibit Hidden in Plain Sight: Portraits of Hunger in NYC. Admission is free, but you must reserve tickets here. Refreshments will be provided by Whole Foods.

On Wednesday evening, July 20, Manisha Sinha, Adjunct Professor of History and Professor of Afro-American Studies at UMass Amherst, will read from and discuss her book, The Slave’s Cause: A History of Abolition. This event is in conjunction with the current exhibit Brooklyn Abolitionists: In Pursuit of Freedom. Admission is $5, or free for BHS or Green-Wood members; purchase or reserve tickets here.

There’s more information here about these and other upcoming events.

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