CUNY TV logo

 

This edition: Judith Wellman, Author "Brooklyn's Promised Land"

Episode Details

Original tape date: December 8, 2014.

First aired: December 15, 2014.

In the 1960's, public school children, anthropologists, Brooklyn residents unearthed Weeksville, a once thriving community of free African-Americans dating to before the Civil War until its gradual absorption into the borough of Brooklyn. "Brooklyn's Promised Land: The Free Black Community of Weeksville, New York" about these citizens, was written by Judith Wellman.

Guest List

Judith Wellman Author, "Brooklyn's Promised Land: The Free Black Community of Weeksville, New York"

  • Rachel Swaby
  • Monday, July 9 - 8:30pm
  • Wednesday, July 11 - 11:30pm
  • Saturday, July 14 - 8:00pm
  • Sunday, July 15 - 9:30am
  • Monday, July 16 - 8:00am, 2:00pm
  • Giselle Routhier
  • Monday, June 25 - 8:30pm
  • Wednesday, June 27 - 11:30pm
  • Saturday, June 30 - 8:00pm
  • Sunday, July 1 - 9:30am
  • Monday, July 2 - 8:00am, 2:00pm
  • Saturday, July 7 - 8:00pm
  • Monday, July 9 - 8:00am, 2:00pm
  • Liz Evans
  • Saturday, June 23 - 8:00pm
  • Monday, June 25 - 8:00am, 2:00pm