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Education at the Schomburg: Conversations in Black Freedom Studies: Black Power TV


 “On December 5, Conversations in Black Freedom Studies will present Black Power TV author Devorah Heitner in a discussion on the rise of African-American public television: New York’s Inside Bedford-Stuyvesant and Boston’s Say Brother, as well as Black America’s Soul! & Black Journal.  Her special guest will be Madeline Anderson.  After making the 1963 film The Cool World Madeline Anderson worked on Black Journal, including the 1969 “A Tribute to Malcolm.” In 1978, she became the first African American woman to produce a nationally broadcast television series, The Infinity Factory.” 

--Komozi Woodard 


Schomburg Education presents this dynamic adult education series with a full line up of provocative scholars and community members committed to engaging dialogue about black freedom studies.  The Fall 2013 semester is curated by professors Jeanne Theoharis (Brooklyn College/CUNY) and Komozi Woodard (Sarah Lawrence College).


December 5 at 6 p.m.


with Devorah Heitner and Madeline Anderson


Books for the Conversations in Black Freedom Studies Series are available for purchase in the Schomburg Shop!  Visit us and read up in advance!

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