Freeholder Board Celebrates Black History Month with "The Great Migration: The Black Southerner in the Nation’s Imagination”

Members of the public can explore African-American history with Dr. Melissa Cooper, Assistant Professor of History at Rutgers University Newark, in celebration of Black History Month. Dr. Cooper will present a talk titled, "The Great Migration: The Black Southerner in the Nation’s Imagination," at noon on Wednesday, February 20, at the Cranford Campus of Union County College, 1033 Springfield Avenue, Room N4.

The event is free and open to the public. No pre-registration is required.

Dr. Cooper is a writer, historian, professor and author of the groundbreaking study, Making Gullah: A History of Sapelo Islanders, Race, and the American Imagination.

For more information about "The Great Migration: The Black Southerner in the Nation’s Imagination,” visit the Office of Cultural and Heritage Affairs online at ucnj.org/cultural, call 908-558-2550 or email culturalinfo@ucnj.org.

This free event is sponsored by the Freeholder Board through the Union County Office of Cultural and Heritage Affairs, and is funded in part by the New Jersey Historical Commission, a division of Cultural Affairs in the Department of State.

For all Union County programs and services visit ucnj.org, call the Public Info Line, 877-424-1234, email info@ucnj.org or use the online Contact Form.

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Wed, February 20
12:00 pm — 1:00 pm
Add to My Calendar 02/20/2019 12:00pm 02/20/2019 1:00pm America/New_York Freeholder Board Celebrates Black History Month with "The Great Migration: The Black Southerner in the Nation’s Imagination”

Members of the public can explore African-American history with Dr. Melissa Cooper, Assistant Professor of History at Rutgers University Newark, in celebration of Black History Month. Dr. Cooper will present a talk titled, "The Great Migration: The Black Southerner in the Nation’s Imagination," at noon on Wednesday, February 20, at the Cranford Campus of Union County College, 1033 ...

1033 Springfield Avenue, Room N4 Cranford, NJ

Union County College

1033 Springfield Avenue, Room N4
Cranford, NJ

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