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Date: 
Saturday, May 22, 2021 - 15:00
Location: 
Zoom

Racial Covenants. With racially restrictive covenants being been found on more than 20,000 properties, Ms. Cherkasky will explain what racially restrictive covenants are, their formulation in public policy, and their relationship with housing segregation. 3 p.m. Virtual via Zoom by Underground Railroad Education Center. More info:

Date: 
Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 18:30
Location: 
Online

The Story of Plastic Documentary Discussion. The League of Women Voters of Albany County is hosting an online panel discussion about this documentary that exposes the ugly truth behind the current global plastic pollution and the false solution of plastic recycling. Register at: https://tinyurl.com/LWVACPlastic. 6:30 p.m via Online.

Date: 
Thursday, April 29, 2021 - 18:30
Location: 
Zoom

People’s Hearing on New York State Redistricting. A free virtual event to be hosted by the League of Women Voters of NYS. Register at https://tinyurl.com/LWVNYSPeoplesHearing. 6:30 to 8 p.m. via Zoom.

Date: 
Thursday, April 22, 2021 - 19:00
Location: 
Online

Slavery in New Netherland. Dr. Andrea Mosterman will discuss her research into on the relationships between African and Dutch descendants in early New York, and slavery in New Netherland. Register at www.schenectadyhistorical.org/programs. 7 p.m. via online.

Date: 
Saturday, April 24, 2021 - 13:00
Location: 
Online

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LibertyCon 2021. Free and Freedom Seeker Blacks in Staten Island - their Underground Railroad stories from the past and their relationship with us today. More info and registration contact

Date: 
Wednesday, April 7, 2021 - 19:00
Location: 
Online

America's First Freedom Rider: Elizabeth Jennings, Chester A Arthur, and the Early Fight for Civil Rights. Jerry Mikorenda will discuss his research and his recent book on the subject. Register at www.schenectadyhistorical.org/programs. 7 p.m. via online.

Date: 
Wednesday, March 24, 2021 - 19:00
Location: 
Online

The Wider World of Early Schenectady. Dr. L.H. Roper to discuss the wider world of early Schenectady, touching on the culture and politics that influenced the colonial town. Register at www.schenectadyhistorical.org/programs. 7 p.m. via online.

Date: 
Friday, March 12, 2021 - 14:00
Location: 
facebook.com/schenectadyhistorical/live

Mary Daly and Radical Feminism. Women's History Month livestream via Facebook Live. (no Facebook account needed) . 2 p.m. Check it out at  facebook.com/schenectadyhistorical/live.

Date: 
Saturday, March 20, 2021 - 15:00
Location: 
Zoom

Dr. Dorothy L. Brown and the Politics of Adoption and Abortion, 1950 to 1968. Explore with Dr. Graves  the ways that Dr. Brown's early life and work informed her involvement in adoption and abortion reform efforts in the decades before Roe V. Wade. Register at www.UndergroundRailroadHistory.org/libertycon-2021. Cost: $10. 3 to 4:30 p.m. via Zoom.

Date: 
Wednesday, February 17, 2021 - 19:00
Location: 
Online

“Fearing too great a Correspondency”: The 1690 Schenectady Massacre and Jacob Leisler. Learn about the relationship between Leisler’s Rebellion and the 1690 Schenectady Massacre. Register at www.schenectadyhistorical.org/programs. 7 p.m. via Online. 

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