Short Film - “Digging for Black Pride & General Historic House Tours

Description

Explore the beginnings of Weeksville through a video that shows Weeksville in 1970’s. Digging for Black Pride takes a look at the beginning of the preservation of the Weeksville houses and the steps to impart Black culture and Pride into the next generation.

Offered At

Weeksville Heritage Center

Weeksville Heritage Center, Brooklyn’s largest African-American cultural institution, is a multidisciplinary museum dedicated to preserving the history of the 19th century African American community of Weeksville, Brooklyn - one of America’s first free black communities. Using a contemporary lens, we activate this unique history through the presentation of innovative, vanguard and experimental programs. Weeksville advances its mission through history, preservation, visual and performing arts, ecology and the built environment.

Details

Subjects

20th Century, African American History, Modern History

Capacity

30 students, 1 chaperone per 3 students

Duration

60 min.

Activity

Field Trip

Grades

3-5, 6-8, 9-12, Postsecondary, Adult

Price Options

$12.00 per Person for School Group