Today’s event was truly inspirational as we honored two notable leaders, activists and individuals. A large crowd surrounded the home of Richard Wright in Fort Greene, Brooklyn and then again at the home of Odetta in East Harlem to honor the lives and spirits of these creative and empowering people.
E-BULLETIN OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICTS COUNCIL July 2012, Volume 9, Number 2 August Events! Reminder: Join Us This Tuesday, July 17! ~Cultural Medallions Celebrate the Lives of Two African-American Pioneers of Literature and Music~ This Tuesday, July 17, 2012, the Historic Districts Council and the Historic Landmarks Preservation Center will unveil new cultural [...]
On Tuesday, July 17, 2012 the Historic Districts Council and the Historic Landmarks Preservation Center will unveil new cultural medallions to two pioneers in the fields of literature and music. First at 11:00am, in collaboration with the Fort Greene Association, author Richard Wright will be celebrated with a medallion unveiling at 175 Carlton Avenue in [...]