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Uncovering Queer History: Blues Bar Riots
Uncovering Queer History: Blues Bar Riots

Wed, Feb 01


Brooklyn Pride Center - Crown Heights

Uncovering Queer History: Blues Bar Riots

Join us and the American LGBTQ+ Museum as we kick-off Black History Month with a screening of Beau Lancaster's work-in-progress, "Gay, Black, and Blue: Raid on Blues Bar."

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Time & Location

Feb 01, 2023, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

Brooklyn Pride Center - Crown Heights, 1561 Bedford Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11225, USA


About the event

The 45-minute film uses a collection of primary sources to uncover the lost story of the Blues Bar Riots and captures oral histories from 4 LGBTQ+ activists in New York at the time. Interviewees include Dr. Joyce Hunter, James Credle, Sarah Schulman, and Andy Humm. Screening will be followed by a short talk-back with Beau Lancaster (The Shady Historian) and James Credle (Black and White Men Together). 

This event is sponsored by the American LGBTQ+ Museum in partnership with Brooklyn Community Pride Center.

RSVP is optional, but appreciated.

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