The Brian Lehrer Show

Newsmakers meet New Yorkers as host Brian Lehrer and his guests take on the issues dominating conversation in New York and around the world. This daily program from WNYC Studios cuts through the usual talk radio punditry and brings a smart, humane approach to the day's events and what matters most in local and national politics, our own communities and our lives. WNYC Studios is a listener-supported producer of other leading podcasts including Radiolab, On the Media, Snap Judgment, Death, Sex & Money, Nancy, Here’s the Thing with Alec Baldwin and many others. © WNYC Studios

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Black Migrations 2


The theme for African American history month this year is "Black Migrations." Every Monday in February, we explore different facets of the theme. This week: Dominique Jean-Louis, a a curatorial project historian at the New York Historical Society, where she worked on the “Black Citizenship in the Age of Jim Crow” exhibition, and Gloria Browne-Marshall, professor of constitutional law at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, civil rights attorney, ASALH board member and chair of the 400th Commemoration, and the author of Race, Law, and American Society: 1607-Present (Routledge, 2007), look at “The Great Migration” when millions of African Americans left the rural South for Northern cities, like New York and Newark.


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 2019-02-11  34m