“Speak Out in Solidarity For the Reproductive Rights of Women of Color” to Air on MNN 12/21, 12/24, and 12/27
East Harlem Preservation, Inc. is pleased to announce that our program “NOT OUR STATUE: Speak Out in Solidarity For the Reproductive Rights of Women of Color” is scheduled to air on MNN1 (channels TWC 34 RCN 82 FIOS 33 and livestream on www.mnn.org) the following dates and times:
Wednesday, December 21 at 12:00pm
Saturday, December 24 at 11:30am
Tuesday, December 27 at 9:00pm
The 28-minute special details the community speak-out and performance held in front of the J. Marion Sims statue on Fifth Avenue to protest the presence of a statue honoring a southern doctor who experimented on Black female slaves without permission or anesthesia.
The September 25, 2016 activity was produced in partnership with the Laundromat Project’s 2016 Harlem Creative Change Fellows: Rahviance Beme, Vanessa Cuervo, Autumn Robinson, and Terence Trouillot in loving memory of Anarcha, Betsey, and Lucy.
East Harlem Preservation gives thanks to: El Museo del Barrio, Community Board 11, Andrew J. Padilla, Viola Plummer, and Harriet Washington.