Book Discussion on Black Gotham

Carla Peterson recounts the lives of black elites in New York City in the 19th century. Professor Peterson examines a community of… read more

Carla Peterson recounts the lives of black elites in New York City in the 19th century. Professor Peterson examines a community of black New Yorkers, which included her ancestors, prior to the Civil War whose occupations afforded them upper-class status under the constant threat of racial violence. Carla Peterson discussed her book at the Jefferson Market Library in New York City. The February 28, 2011, program was part of the Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation’s African American History Month Series. close

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Book Discussion on Black Gotham

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New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
Apr 16, 2011
Last Aired:
Aug 10, 2011

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  • Apr 16, 2011 | 10:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 17, 2011 | 1:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 24, 2011 | 4:47pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 21, 2011 | 8:01am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 06, 2011 | 4:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 09, 2011 | 8:51pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 10, 2011 | 1:24am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 10, 2011 | 6:44am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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