Assemblyman Charles Barron hosts Black History Month event

AmNews Staff Reports | 2/4/2016, 11:08 a.m.
Assemblyman Charles Barron hosts black history month event.

Bob Law presents Assemblyman Charles Barron in a Black history PowerPoint presentation titled, “We Fought Back!” Saturday, Feb. 6 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Historic First Church of God in Christ, located at 221 Kingston Ave. in Brooklyn.

“We Fought Back!” tells the history of resistance and revolutions from slavery to the current Black Lives Matter movement. Highlights include the Stono Rebellion, the Pee Dee River Revolt, Gasper Yanger’s uprising, revolutions in Africa and the Caribbean and resistance in America.