Virtual Events Coming at Brooklyn Historical Society

The Brooklyn Historical Society is presenting virtual events, all of which are free, but for which registration is required. Tomorrow (Tuesday, August 11) starting at 6:30 p.m. Fordham law professor and political activist Zephyr Teachout, along with Federal Trade Commissioner Rohit Chopra, will discuss the ideas set forth in Ms.Teachout’s book, Break ‘Em Up, in which she advocates using antitrust law to break up incipient or existing monopolies like Facebook, Google, and the recently merged Bayer/Monsanto. More information and register here.

On the following Tuesday, August 18, also starting at 6:30 p.m., BHS, in conjunction with the Ms, Foundation for Women, will present “Women + Power: BODY POWER”, a discussion featuring Tressie McMillan Cottom, professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and Barnard College professor and transgender activist Jennifer Finney Boylan, moderated by Ms. Foundation’s Raquel Willis. There’s more information and register here.

While the events are free, BHS needs support to keep going. If you’re not a member, you can join here.

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