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Celebrate Black History Month in New York City

Posted on February 21, 2019 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Join Us for a Riveting 4-Part Documentary in the Heart of Harlem

Check out our options at the Lt. Joseph P. Kennedy Center!

Located in the heart of Harlem, the cultural center of black America with roots stretching back to visits by President John F. Kennedy, Kareem Abdul Jabber and Malcolm X, Catholic Charities NY’s Lt. Joseph P. Kennedy Center offers a month chock full of special events honoring black history.

Join us for

1) Hidden Colors, the untold history of people of aboriginal, Moor and African descent.

This four-part documentary discusses some of the reasons the contributions of African and aboriginal people have been left out of the pages of history. Traveling around the country, the film features scholars, historians, and social commentators who uncovered such amazing facts about things such as the:

  • Original image of Christ
  • True story about the Moors
  • Original people of Asia
  • Great west African empires
  • Presence of Africans in America before Columbus
  • Reason slavery was ended

Free showings Monday, February 25, 2019, and Monday, March 4, 2019, at 2 p.m.

2) 1804: The Hidden History of Haiti, a documentary film about the untold history of the Haitian Revolution.

Free showing Monday, March 11, 2019, at 2 p.m.

Catholic Charities NY’s Lt .Joseph P. Kennedy Jr. Memorial Center offers a host of programs spanning from food banks, eviction prevention, youth and elderly services to a 300-seat regulation gymnasium, two large meeting rooms and four conference rooms. 

This month’s movies will air in our huge 400-capacity auditorium.

No need for advance tickets. 

Please join us and enjoy!

Lt. Joseph Pl Kennedy Center, 34 W. 134th St. (between Lenox & 5th Avenues) NYC 10037