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Black Cultural History of Fort Greene Tour Launch
April 17 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pmFree
The Black Cultural History of Fort Greene tour will provide opportunities for community members to connect to the rich cultural and social history of Fort Greene and engage in dialogue on the power of varied forms of activism. The tour and programs will focus on prominent figures such as the writer Richard Wright and filmmaker Spike Lee, who have deep connections to Fort Greene Park, as well as lesser known individuals, like the educator, civil rights activist, and suffragist Maritcha Remond Lyons, who has had an incredible impact on the neighborhood and beyond. Tour partners include Myrtle Avenue Brooklyn Partnership and MoCADA.