Max Freedman is a journalist, teacher, and theater artist based in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. In addition to School Colors, he produces Unsettled, a podcast about Israel-Palestine and the Jewish diaspora.
In Driving the Green Book, broadcaster Alvin Hall and activist Janée Woods Weber drive from Detroit to New Orleans collecting powerful stories about how Black Americans used The Negro Motorist Green Book to find safe havens and travel with dignity during segregation.You’ll hear heartbreaking moments of discrimination and fear, but also find inspiration in the stories of those who built support networks for each other and fought for equality. To understand the way forward, Driving the Green Book looks back on this critical but underreported time in history, looking into issues like institutionalized racism, urban renewal, and what has and hasn’t changed for Black Americans.Start listening to Driving the Green Book, from Macmillan Podcasts, on September 15.
The 1954 lynching of Isadore Banks is one of the nation’s oldest unsolved civil rights cases. Unfinished: Deep South is a new podcast opening the case back up to find answers to this fading mystery — and help us come to terms with the unresolved legacy of racism we’re still living with. Listen on @stitcher or wherever you listen to podcasts: https://stitcherapp.com/unfinished.
In advance of the New York primary election on June 23rd, BMC hosted a virtual Town Hall with the candidates for Central Brooklyn's 25th State Senate district: Tremaine Wright, Jason Salmon, and Jabari Brisport.For more information, visit http://www.brooklynmovementcenter.org/elections2020.
In advance of the New York primary election on June 23rd, BMC hosted a virtual Town Hall with the candidates for Central Brooklyn's 56th State Assembly district: Stefani Zinerman and Justin Cohen. For more information, visit http://www.brooklynmovementcenter.org/elections2020.