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This edition: Black History Month: Through a CUNY Lens

Episode Details

Original tape date: February 22, 2018.

First aired: February 22, 2018.

On this month’s show, we recognize Black History Month through the CUNY lens. Nina Buxenbaum of York College shares with us her art that focuses on dual identity; College of Staten Island teacher and poet Tyehimba Jess is a Pulitzer Prize winner; from the vaults, a story from more than fifty years ago, when a City College photographer joined the Selma-to-Montgomery march; artist and Brooklyn College grad Michael Kelly Williams; and the black music archive at York College.

Guest List

Mark Adams York College/CUNY

Nina Buxenbaum Professor of Drawing & Painting, York College, City University Of New York

Tyehimba Jess Author; Professor of English, College of Staten Island/CUNY

Margaret Rose Vendryes York College/CUNY

Michael Kelly Williams Brooklyn College/CUNY